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
  • February 2020
  • Volume 46 · Issue 2
Guest Editorial
Person-Centered Care

Psychotropic Medication Prescribing Practice Among Residents With Dementia in Nursing Homes: A Person-Centered Care Approach

Prasanna Basnet, DNP, APRN, FNP-C; Gayle J. Acton, PhD, RN; Paula Requeijo, MD, CMD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(2):9-17

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline
Supplemental Data

Hydration Management

Janet C. Mentes, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Phyllis M. Gaspar, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(2):19-30

Feature Article

Testing the Effect of a Home Health Heart Failure Intervention on Hospital Readmissions, Heart Failure Knowledge, Self-Care, and Quality of Life

Mary Ann Leavitt, PhD, RN, CHFN-K, CCRN-K; Debra J. Hain, PhD, ARNP, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, FNKF; Kathryn B. Keller, PhD, RN, CNE; David Newman, PhD, MA, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(2):32-40

Can Family Caregivers Provide Life Review to Reduce Depression in Older Adults With Dementia?

Christina E. Miyawaki, PhD, MSW; Cheryl Brohard, PhD, RN, CNS-ONC, AOCN®, CHPCA®; Nai-Wei Chen, PhD; Allen Rubin, PhD; Svetlana Willoughby, LMSW

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(2):41-48

Qualitative Analysis of the Disease Experience of Korean Older Men With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Kisook Kim, PhD, RN; Ji Woon Ko, PhD, RN; Sangbong Choi, MD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(2):49-56

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