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
  • January 2021
  • Volume 47 · Issue 1
Guest Editorial

Imagine a World With Limited Sound and Light

Shaoqing Ge, PhD, MPH; Basia Belza, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Margaret Wallhagen, PhD, GNP-BC, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(1):3-4

Thank You to Reviewers


Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(1):5


Medication Safety in Older Adults: Learning From 2020 as We Launch into 2021

Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, BCPP, FASCP; Merton Lee, PharmD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(1):7-11

Technology Innovations

Dementia Caregivers' Experiences and Reactions to Remote Activity Monitoring System Alerts

Rachel Zmora, MPH; Lauren L. Mitchell, PhD; Gabriela Bustamante, PhD; Jessica Finlay, PhD; Manka Nkimbeng, PhD; Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(1):13-20

Feature Article

Self-Regulation of Driving Behaviors in Persons With Early-Stage Alzheimer's Disease

Rebecca Davis, PhD, RN; Megan Owens, BSN, RN, CHPN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(1):21-27

Use of a Personal Sleep Self-Monitoring Device for Sleep Self-Management: A Feasibility Study

Maral Torossian, MS, RN; Raeann G. LeBlanc, PhD, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, CHPN; Cynthia S. Jacelon, PhD, RN-BC, CRRN, FGSA, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(1):28-34

Self-Regulation Strategies Among Community-Dwelling People Aging With Arthritis and Multimorbidity

Wenhui Zhang, PhD, MS; Kavita Radhakrishnan, PhD, MSEE, RN; Heather Becker, PhD; Gayle J. Acton, PhD, RN, CS; Carole K. Holahan, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(1):35-45

AGS Update

What It Will Take to Equitably Distribute a COVID-19 Vaccine

Annette Medina-Walpole, MD, AGSF

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(1):47-48

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