Journal of Gerontological Nursing


Journal of Gerontological Nursing

Geriatric nursing’s most trusted clinical journal for over 40 years

The Journal of Gerontological Nursing is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal publishing clinically relevant original articles on the practice of gerontological nursing across the continuum of care in a variety of health care settings, for more than 40 years. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as::

• Sections including “Geropharmacology,” “Person-Centered Care,” “Public Policy,” and “Technology Innovations”
• Evidence-based practice guidelines published three times per year
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 2 months after acceptance

Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 1.016

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • October 2020
  • Volume 46 · Issue 10
Guest Editorial

Let's Build a New Normal: Transitioning in Hope

Shih-Yin Yu, MSN, RN; Hsiao-Fang Hung, PhD, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(10):3-5


An Interdisciplinary Approach to Implementing the Age-Friendly Health System 4Ms in an Ambulatory Clinical Pathway With a Focus on Medication Safety

Amanda Guth, BS; Joshua Chou, PharmD, MS; S. Orion Courtin, MD, MHS; Carolyn Ford, MHA; George Hennawi, MD, FACP, CMD; Nicole Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, BCPP, FASCP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(10):7-11

Technology Innovations

Developing an Innovative Tablet-Based Walking Program to Improve Arthritis Fatigue

Jean Cody, PhD, MS, RN; Jeungok Choi, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN; Christopher R. Martell, PhD, ABPP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(10):13-18

Research Brief

Prevalence and Associated Factors of Physical Activity Among Older Adults Living in Nursing Homes: A Cross-Sectional Study

Lei Liu, MD; Huaping Liu, PhD; Mingqiang Xiang, MD; Hong Guo, PhD; Zhe Sun, MA; Tao Wu, MD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(10):19-26

Feature Article

Voice Assistant Reminders for Pain Self-Management Tasks in Aging Adults

Marcia Y. Shade, PhD, BS, RN; Kyle Rector, PhD; Rasila Soumana, BS, BSN, RN; Kevin Kupzyk, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(10):27-33

Prevalence of Comorbid Spasticity and Urinary Incontinence in Residents of a Long-Term Care Facility

Mallory L. Hacker, PhD, MSCI; Miranda C. Tomaras, BA; Lea Sayce, DPhil; Shelby Ploucher, BA; Aaditi G. Naik, BA; Maxim Turchan, MS; Kelly A. Harper, BPS; Peter Hedera, MD, PhD; David Charles, MD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(10):35-42

Prevention of Delirium in Older Adults With Dementia: A Systematic Literature Review

Linda Schnitker, PhD, MN, BN; Adam Nović, BPsych (Hon), Assoc MAPS; Glenn Arendts, PhD, MBBS; Christopher R. Carpenter, MD, MSc, FACEP, FAAEM, AGSF; Dina LoGiudice, PhD, FRACP; Gideon A. Caplan, MD, FRACP; Donna M. Fick, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Elizabeth Beattie, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(10):43-54


Healing Hearts: Honoring the Lives of Older Adults

Karyn Therrien, MSN, RN, CDP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(10):55-56

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