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
  • May 2020
  • Volume 46 · Issue 5

Public Health and Ethics Intersect at New Levels With Gerontological Nursing in COVID-19 Pandemic

Heather M. Young, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Donna M. Fick, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(5):4-7

Person-Centered Care

Person-Centered Care in Nursing Homes: Many Stakeholders, Many Perspectives

Nancy Kusmaul, PhD, MSW; Gretchen G. Tucker, MA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(5):9-13

Research Brief

Factors Associated With Health Service Use Among Older Adults in a Mobile Veterans Program

Mary Elizabeth Bowen, PhD; Beatrice Gaynor, PhD, APRN, FNP-C; Lorraine J. Phillips, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Elizabeth Orsega-Smith, PhD; Angela Lavery, PhD, LCSW, FT; Anne Bradley Mitchell, PhD, ANP-BC; Heather K. Basehore, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(5):15-22

Feature Article

Use of Direct In-Person Observation in the Care of Hospitalized Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review

Andrea L. Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN; Haley Fuhr, BS; Yuanyuan Jin, MSN; Clark Benson, BS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(5):23-30



Aldis H. Petriceks, BA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(5):47-48

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