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
  • November 2020
  • Volume 46 · Issue 11
Guest Editorial
Letter to the Editor

Importance of Flow for Lonely Nursing Home Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Fei-Hsin Huang, PhD; Liang-Chih Chang, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(11):5-6

Person-Centered Care

Optimizing Effective Communication While Wearing a Mask During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Kelly Knollman-Porter, PhD, CCC-SLP; Vanessa L. Burshnic, PhD, CCC-SLP

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

Research Brief

Strategies to Increase Pneumococcal Vaccination in Veterans: An Integrative Review

Mary Zekan, BSN, RN, HNB-BC; Kimberly McIltrot, DNP, CPNP, CWOCN, CNE, FAANP, FAAN; Valerie Cotter, DrNP, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(11):13-16

Feature Article

Person-Centered Care Plans for Nursing Home Residents With Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Justine S. Sefcik, PhD, RN; Caroline Madrigal, PhD, RN; Allison R. Heid, PhD; Sheila L. Molony, PhD, APRN, FGSA, FAAN; Kimberly Van Haitsma, PhD; Irene Best, MSN, RN; Barbara Resnick, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP; Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP; Marie Boltz, PhD, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN; Ann Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(11):17-27

Insomnia and Daily Function in Older Adults With Asthma

Faith S. Luyster, PhD; Xiaojun Shi, BSN; Lynn M. Baniak, PhD, RN; Jonna L. Morris, PhD, RN; Kyeongra Yang, PhD, MPH, RN; Eileen R. Chasens, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(11):28-36

Training Program for Care Professionals in Nursing Homes: Effectiveness and Feasibility

Luciana de Oliveira Assis, PhD; Paula Maria Arantes de Castro, PhD; Evellyn Aparecida Almeida Rodrigues, BOT; Letícia Cardoso Santos, BPT; Rosana Ferreira Sampaio, PhD; Marcella Guimarães Assis, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(11):37-47

AGS Update

In the COVID-19 Era, Here's Where We Need Sustained Support

Annette Medina-Walpole, MD, AGSF

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(11):51-52

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