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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

The Journal offers an open access publication option to authors of accepted peer-reviewed articles. With this option, articles are made freely available online immediately upon publication in exchange for payment of an article-processing charge of $1500. SLACK Incorporated’s Open Access Publication Policy can be found here.

The Journal of Gerontological Nursing is a recognized Journal indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed; CINAHL; Abstracts in Social Gerontology; Ageline; SCOPUS; EMBase; EMCare; ProQuest; Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences; Current Contents/Clinical Medicine; Science Citation Index; Social Sciences Citation Index; Journal Citation Reports, Science; and Journal Citation Reports, Social Sciences.

PRINT ISSN: 0098-9134
ONLINE ISSN: 1938-243X

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Readers may notice we are missing some archival issues of the Journal. If you are a library and can lend us any of these missing issues, please contact customerservice@wyanokegroup.com.

Issues needed:

  • Volume 1 (1975)
  • Volume 2 (1976)


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Executive Editor
Journal of Gerontological Nursing
6900 Grove Road
Thorofare, NJ 08086-9447 USA
Telephone: + (856) 848-1000
E-mail: jgn@healio.com

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