Research in Gerontological Nursing


Research in Gerontological Nursing

The premier journal for geriatric nurse researchers

Research in Gerontological Nursing is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed publication offering cutting-edge, interdisciplinary gerontological nursing research to educators, academicians, clinicians, and policymakers involved with older adults in all health care settings. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Quantitative, qualitative, methodological, and theoretical research articles
• Featured intervention studies
• The annual State of the Science Commentary, authored by national gerontological leaders
• 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 0.930

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • July/August 2015
  • Volume 8 · Issue 4
Guest Editorial

Policy Advocacy to Promote Healthy Aging: The Time to Engage Is Now

Joan K. Davitt, PhD, MSS, MLSP; G. Adriana Perez , PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN; Toni P. Miles , PhD, MD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2015;8(4):158-159

Research Brief
Empirical Research

Prevalence of Moderate to Severe Obesity Among U.S. Nursing Home Residents, 2000–2010

Holly C. Felix, PhD, MPA; Christine Bradway, PhD, CRNP, FAAN; Latarsha Chisholm, PhD, MSW; Rohit Pradhan, PhD; Robert Weech-Maldonado, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2015;8(4):173-178

Demographic and Socioenvironmental Characteristics of Black and White Community-Dwelling Caregivers and Care Recipients’ Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Fawn A. Cothran, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC; Carol J. Farran, DNSc, RN, FAAN; Lisa L. Barnes, PhD; Ann L. Whall, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Richard W. Redman, PhD, RN; Laura M. Struble, PhD, GNP-BC; Ruth E. Dunkle, PhD; Louis Fogg, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2015;8(4):179-187

Sociocultural and Familial Influences on the Well-Being of Mexican Older Adults’ Family Caregivers

Miriam Teresa Domínguez-Guedea, PhD; Abraham Ocejo Garcia, MPH

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2015;8(4):188-196

Instrument Development

Psychometric Properties of the Family Caregiver Delirium Knowledge Questionnaire

Margaret J. Bull, PhD, RN; Jennifer Sjostedt Avery, PhD, RN; Lesley Boaz, PhD, GNP, RN; Debra Oswald, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2015;8(4):198-207

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