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
  • August 2020
  • Volume 46 · Issue 8
Guest Editorial

The Cost of Surviving Cancer: Care Does Not Stop at Cure

Karl Cristie F. Figuracion, MSN, ARNP, AOCNP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(8):3-4

Letter to the Editor

Breaking Down Stigma: Honoring Nursing Home Staff During COVID-19

Cynthia Beynon, MSN, CNE; Rebekah Perkins, PhD, MS, BSN; Linda Edelman, PhD, MPhil, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(8):5

Person-Centered Care

Dementia-Focused Person-Directed Care Training With Direct Care Workers in Nursing Homes: Effect on Symptom Reduction

Joann P. Reinhardt, PhD; Orah R. Burack, MA; Verena R. Cimarolli, PhD; Audrey S. Weiner, DSW

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(8):7-11

Research Brief

Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Educational Intervention for Care of Anemic Patients in a Long-Term Care Geropsychiatric Unit: A Pilot Study

Yemi Olalekan, DNP, MSN, CRNP; An'Nita C. Moore-Hebron, DNP, FNP-BC, MSN, MPH, CNE

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(8):12-16

Feature Article

Lay Caregivers' Experiences With Caring for Persons With Dementia: A Phenomenological Study

Ann M. Mayo, DNSc, RN, FAAN; Kathleen Siegle, MSN, RN; Eileen Savell, BS, RN, FCN; Bonnie Bullock, RN, AAS, BSHCA; Gloria J. Preston, BS, CCM; Guerry M. Peavy, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(8):17-27

Open Access

Factors Predicting the Onset of Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment or Alzheimer's Dementia in Persons With Subjective Cognitive Decline

Sangwoo Ahn, PhD, RN; Michelle A. Mathiason, MS; Dereck Salisbury, PhD; Fang Yu, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(8):28-36

Senior Oral Health: A Community-Based, Interprofessional Educational Experience for Nursing and Dental Students

Sherry A. Greenberg, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAANP, FAAN; Erin Hartnett, DNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP; Gary S. Berkowitz, DDS; Andrew B. Schenkel, DMD, MS; Cynthia Chong, BS; Jessamin Cipollina, MA; Judith Haber, PhD, APRN, FAAN; Tara A. Cortes, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(8):37-45

Comparing Factors Associated With eHealth Literacy Between Young and Older Adults

Eunjin Yang, MSN, RN; Sun Ju Chang, PhD, RN; Hyunju Ryu, MSN, RN; Hee Jung Kim, MSN, RN; Sun Joo Jang, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2020;46(8):46-56

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