Journals on Aging


Abstracts in Social Gerontology: Current Literature on Aging. Sponsored and compiled by The National Council on the Aging, Inc. (NCOA) and published by Sage Publications, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320, (805) 499-0721. Quarterly.
To submit materials for publication, write to: Literature Editor, Abstracts in Social Gerontology, National Council on the Aging, 409 Third Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024.
Scope: Provides abstracts and bibliographies of major articles, books, government reports, legislative research studies, and other materials on all aspects of gerontology: including demography, economics, family relations, institutional care, mental health, societal attitudes, work and retirement.

Activities, Adaptation and Aging. The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1480, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: This journal stresses an interdisciplinary approach to activities management and how such an approach contributes to the overall goal of activities: quality of care and quality of life for the aged.

Age and Ageing, Journal of the British Geriatrics Society. U.S. publisher: Oxford University Press, 198 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016, (212) 726-6000; FAX: (212) 726-6440. Bimonthly.
Scope: Journal is international in scope and publishes articles on geriatric medicine and gerontology.

Ageing and Society, Journal of the Centre for Policy on Ageing and The British Society of Gerontology. U.S. publisher:  Cambridge University Press, 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011-4211, (212) 924-3900; FAX: (212) 691-3239. Six times/year.
Scope: Journal is interdisciplinary and international, devoted to publishing papers which further the understanding of human ageing. It draws contributions and readers from a broad spectrum of subject areas. In addition to original articles, Ageing and Society features an extensive book review section, review symposia, a section of abstracts of relevant articles in other journals, special issues on  important topics and progress reports on specified research areas.

Ageing International. The Journal of the International Federation on Ageing. International Federation on Ageing
425 Viger Ave. West,  Suite 520, Montréal, Québec H2Z 1X2 CANADA Tel. (514) 396-3358, Fax: (514) 396-3378
The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization which disseminates information that has practical application for the aged. Quarterly.
Scope: Publishes papers and articles that examine current international ageing issues.

Aging and Human Development. See: Hallym International Journal of Aging and The International Journal of Aging and Human Development

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Printed in the Netherlands. U.S. address: Elsevier Science Publishers, Journal Information Center, 655 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10010. Quarterly.
Scope: An international journal integrating experimental, clinical and social studies on aging. Publishes experimental papers dealing with the basic mechanisms of aging at the molecular, cellular, tissue or organ level and clinical papers with new information on aging. Papers dealing with anti-aging pharmacological preparations in humans are welcome. Papers on social aspects, epidemiology and social organizations for the health care of the elderly will also be accepted.

Australasian Journal on Ageing is Australia's specialist journal on ageing. It is published quarterly by Council on the Ageing (Australia) in February, May, August and November. Since 1981 it has informed professionals on ageing issues. It provides a balance of scholarly papers, viewpoints and practice reports, along with book reviews and a conference calendar. In 1998 the title changed from Australian to Australasian Journal on Ageing to better reflect its role in the Asia-Pacific region.
Scope: The journal covers social gerontology, home and community services, health services research, geriatric medicine and biology of ageing

Australian Journals Online is a list of Australian electronic journals on the National Library of Australia's hompe page. Although not dedicated specifically to aging, it includes journals which address health issues particularly important to older people, such as Alzheimers' Disease or Adverse Drug Reactions.

Biogerontology. Published by Kluwer Online. Editor-in-Chief: Suresh I.S. Rattan, Dept. of Molecular Biology, University of Århus, Denmark. U.S. address: North and South America: Kluwer Academic Publishers, P.O. Box 358, Accord Station, Hingham, MA 02018-0358, Tel: (617) 871-6600; Fax (781) 681-9045. Subscription Information 2002, Volume 3 (6 issues).
Scope: This international journal provides the reader with a scientific base to understanding aging processes at the level of cells, tissues, and organs. It focuses on research projects which attempt to understand, prevent, cure or minimize age-related impairments.

Clinical Gerontologist: The Journal of Aging and Mental Health. The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: Promotes timely material relevant to the needs of mental health professionals and all practitioners who deal with the aged client.

Education and Aging. Published by Triangle Journals, publishers of international journals in the social sciences, with a special focus on educational research. Contact: Roger Osborn-King, publisher.
Scope: Pubishes articles from an interdisciplinary perspective which relate to social, health and medical, as well as educational, gerontology.

Educational Gerontology: An International Journal published by Taylor & Francis, part of the Taylor & Francis Group and is available online. Editor-in-Chief: D. Barry Lumsden, Professor of Higher Education, University of North Texas, P.O. Box 31137, Denton, TX 76203-1337. 8 issues/year.
Scope: Publishes papers in the fields of gerontology, adult education, and the social and behavioural sciences. Timely reviews of subjects and books of interest to adult educators, gerontologists, psychologists, and other scholars and practitioners in cognate fields will be considered. Letters to the editor will be published on approval by the editorial board. Announcements of general interest to the Journal's readership will also be accepted for publication.

ELECTRONIC JOURNALS & NEWSLETTERS. This site, compiled by Andrus Gerontology Center Library, University of Southern California, University Park MC-0191, Los Angeles, CA 90089, provides links to over 25 online journals and newsletters.

Experimental Gerontology publishes original work in the fields of biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, molecular biology, neurosciences, nutrition, immunology, and endocrinology. Elsevier Science, 10x/year. Guide for Authors

Generations. Journal of the American Society on Aging (ASA). ASA, 833 Market Street, Suite 512, San Francisco, CA 94103. Quarterly.
Scope: Provides in-depth views of issues in aging. Previous topics include: Creativity in Later Life, Aging Well, Autonomy and Long-Term Practice, AIDS and an Aging Society, Alcohol and Drugs: Misuse and Abuse, Law and Aging, The Politics of Aging, Mental Health, Relationships in Later Life, etc.

Geriatric Nursing. An Official Publication of the National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA). Published by Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 11830 Westline Industrial Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146-3318, (314) 872-8370. Bimonthly.
Scope: Aims at recognizing the unique characteristics of elders and their valuable role in society. Goal is to maximize caregivers' ability to help elders capitalize on their achievements, prevent or modify ill health, and complete the tasks of later life in ways that add to its enjoyment and meaning. Welcomes manuscripts about all aspects of aging that will interest persons who work directly or indirectly with elders.

Geriatrics: Medicine for Midlife and Beyond. Advanstar Communications. Monthly.
Scope: Medical journal devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases associated with aging.
GERIATRICS features peer-reviewed articles providing new information on hypertension, arthritis, diabetes
and infectious disease.

The Gerontologist. Gerontological Society of America, 1275 K. Street NW, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20005-4006. Bimonthly.
Scope: Through publication of research and analysis in applied gerontology, provides multidisciplinary perspective on human aging, including social policy, program development, and service delivery.

Gerontology: International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Gerontology. Organ of the International Association of Gerontology (IAG), Basel, Switzerland. S. Karger Publishers, Inc., 26 West Avon Road, P.O. Box 529, Farmington, CT 06085, (203) 675-7834. Bimonthly.
Scope: Publishes manuscripts on all aspects of experimental and clinical research into the ageing process. (Authors should indicate whether they wish their articles to be considered for the Experimental Section or the Clinical Section.)

Gerontology and Geriatrics published by Elsevier Science. Audience: Gerontologists, geriatricians, social workers, health care professionals involved in the care of the aged. 8 issues/year
Scope: The journal covers all clinical aspects of aging and experimental work on the aging process, including mental and emotional problems in the elderly and social and organisational aspects of health care for the aged.

Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: Source of practical curriculum information for educators, trainers and supervisors in the aging field.

Hallym International Journal of Aging. Baywood Publishing Co., 26 Austin Avenue, Box 337, Amityville, NY 11701,  Phone (631) 691-1270, Fax (631) 691-1770. Baywood publishes this journal for and on behalf of Hallym University Institute of Aging Biotechnology, Korea.
Scope: Publishes foreign countries’ research findings in the field of social and behavioral sciences carried out in Korea, highlighting cultural characteristics of Asia toward the aged with a focus on Family and Community Care.

Health Affairs. Project HOPE's bi-monthly journal. Submit articles to: John K. Iglehart, Founding Editor Health Affairs Suite 600 7500 Old Georgetown Road Bethesda, MD 20814-6133.
Scope: This multidisciplinary journal is dedicated to the serious exploration of major domestic and international health policy issues and activities of concern to society. Incorporates diverse viewpoints from industry, labor, government, and academe in one publication.

Home Health Care Services Quarterly. The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: Covers major areas of concern to policy makers, planners, and providers of home health care and related services.

Indian Journal of Gerontology. The official journal of the Indian Gerontological Association. The Indian Journal of Gerontology publishes research papers, popular and review articles and allied studies on ageing. The journal is of interdisciplinary character and has three sections: biological sciences, clinical medicine and social sciences. For more information, please email the editor, Dr. K.L.Sharma

The International Journal of Aging and Human DevelopmentBaywood Publishing Co., 26 Austin Avenue, Box 337, Amityville, NY 11701,  Phone (631) 691-1270, Fax (631) 691-1770.
Scope: Publishes research that addresses broad questions that illuminate the "human" side of gerontology. Emphasis is upon psychological and social studies of aging and the aged.

International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 605 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10158-0012, Phone: 212-850-6645, Fax: 212-850-6021
Scope: The Journal provides an international perspective on the important issue of geriatric psychiatry, and contributions are published from countries throughout the world. Topics covered include epidemiology of mental disorders in old age, clinical aetiological research, post-mortem pathological and neurochemical studies, treatment trials and evaluation of geriatric psychiatry services.

Journal of Aging and Social Policy.The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: Aims to generate thought and discussion about the pressing policy issues faced by a rapidly changing and aging society. Diverse positions on issues will be presented and opposing arguments encouraged. Useful to all professionals engaged in policy and program development for the elderly.

Journal of Aging Studies. Elsevier Publishers. Quarterly.
Scope: Features scholarly papers offering new interpretations and challenging existing theory and empirical work. Articles need not deal with the field of aging as a whole, but with any defensibly relevant topic pertinent to the aging experience and related to the broad concerns and subject matter of the social and behavioral sciences, and the humanities.

Journal of Applied Gerontology. The Journal of the Southern Gerontological Society. Published by Sage Publications, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320, (805) 499-0721. Quarterly.
Scope: Publishes articles in all subdisciplines of aging whose findings, conclusions, or suggestions have clear and sometimes immediate applicability to the problems encountered by older persons.

Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology. Printed in the Netherlands. U.S. address: Kluwer Academic Publishers, P.O. Box 358, Accord Station, Hingham, MA 02018-9990, (617) 871-6600. Quarterly.
Scope: This international, interdisciplinary journal provides a forum for scholarly discussion of the aging process and the problems of the aged throughout the world. The journal emphasizes discussions of research findings, theoretical issues and applied approaches dealing with non-Western populations, but also invites articles that will provide a comparative orientation to the study of the aging process in its social, economic, historical, and biological perspectives.

Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect. The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: Addresses the causes, treatment, effects, and prevention of the mistreatment of older people in order to promote awareness of the problem of elder abuse and neglect.

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. Slack, Inc., 6900 Grove Road, Thorofare, NU 08086, (609) 848-1000. Monthly.
Scope: Articles deal with the practice and/or teaching of gerontological nursing are published.

Journal of Gerontological Social Work. The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: Features articles on social work practice, theory, administration and consultation in the field of aging.

Journal of Health and Social Behavior. (formerly: The Journal of Health and Human Behavior). Published by the American Sociological Association, 1722 N Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, (202) 833-3410. Edited by Michael Hughes. Quarterly.
Scope: Publishes articles that apply sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of health,
illness, and medicine in their social context. Its editorial policy favors those manuscripts that build and
test knowledge in medical sociology, that show stimulating scholarship and clarity of expression, and
which, taken together, reflect the breadth of interests of its readership.

Journal of Housing for the Elderly. The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: Covers articles on the current housing revolution and new research synthesizing the cross-disciplinary efforts made to enhance the residential environments of the elderly.

Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly. The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: Covers essential aspects of nutrition and publishes research papers from a variety of fields in the biological and social sciences.

Journal of Religious Gerontology. Sponsored by the National Interfaith Coalition on Aging (NICA), and published by The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: This interdisciplinary journal of practice, theory, and applied research provides information on the emerging field of religious gerontology across denominational lines.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Published by Blackwell Science. Correspondence regarding editorial matters should be addressed to Thomas T. Yoshikawa, M.D., Editor,  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society,  King-Drew Medical Center,  Interns and Residents Building, Suite 3-213,  12012 South Compton Avenue,  Los Angeles, CA 90059,  tel (310) 631-0973, fax (310) 631-1051, Monthly.
Scope:  Publish articles that are interdisciplinary and relevant to the clinical care of older persons.

Journal of Women & Aging. The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: A multidisciplinary quarterly of psychosocial practice, theory, and research designed to enhance the knowledge of professionals who are concerned about aging and women.

The Journals of Gerontology. The Journal of The Gerontological Society of America, 1411 K Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 2005. Bimonthly.
Scope: Comprises four sections, i.e., Biological Sciences (biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, morphology, neuroscience, nutrition, pathology, pharmacology, and physiology); Medical Sciences (clinical epidemiology, clinical research, and health services research from professions such as medicine, dentistry, allied health sciences, and nursing); Psychological Sciences (applied, clinical and counseling, experimental, and social psychology of aging); and Social Sciences (anthropology, demography, economics, epidemiology, geography, political science, public health, social history, social work, and sociology). Each section has its own editorial board and publications committee.

Loss, Grief & Care. The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: Explores issues of psychosocial care for chronically, critically, and terminally ill patients and their family members. Features articles on many pertinent topics including thanatology, educational programs for practitioners and students in the allied health sciences, ethical and moral issues as they relate to medical technology and biological research.

Mechanisms of Ageing and Development Hendrik van Leusen, Senior Publishing Editor, Life Sciences, Elsevier Science B.V. P.O. Box 1527 1000 BM ,Amsterdam, The Netherlands Tel: +31 20 485 3852 Fax: +31 20 485 3342 E-mail:
Scope: a multidisciplinary journal aimed at revealing the biological mechanisms that underlie the process of ageing.

OMEGA—Journal of Death and DyingBaywood Publishing Co., 26 Austin Avenue, Box 337, Amityville, NY 11701,  Phone (631) 691-1270, Fax (631) 691-1770.
Scope: Drawing on contributions from the fields of psychology, sociology, medicine, anthropology, law, education, history and literature, this Journal brings insight into terminal illness; the process of dying, bereavement, mourning, funeral customs, suicide.
OMEGA serves as a guide for clinicians, social workers, and health professionals who must deal with problems in crisis management, e.g., terminal illness, fatal accidents, catastrophe, suicide and bereavement.

Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580, 1-800-HAWORTH (1-800-429-6784). Quarterly.
Scope: Provides a forum for allied health professionals to share information on current trends in geriatric rehabilitation, clinical experience, research, and therapeutic practice in geriatrics.

Psychology and Aging. Published by the American Psychological Association, Inc., 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242. Quarterly (in one volume/year).
Scope: Publishes original articles on adult development and aging, including reports on applied, biobehavioral, clinical, educational, experimental, methodological, or psychosocial research. Emphasis is given to original research, but articles on theoretical analyses, practical clinical problems, or policy as well as critical reviews of a content area in adult development and aging may be appropriate.

Research on Aging. Sage Publications, Editor: Angela O'Rand Duke University, Durham, USA. 6x/year.
Scope: A journal of interdisciplinary research on current issues, methodological and research problems in social gerontology and in the study of adult development.

Southwest Journal on Aging. A Partnership of Southwest Society on Aging and Mid-America Congress on Aging. Submit manuscripts to: W. Edward Folts, Ph.D., Editor, Southwestern Journal on Aging, Appalacian State University, 209 Chapel Wilson Hall, Boone, NC 28608, 828-262-2293.
Scope: Journal relates to all areas of gerontology with particular focus on applied research, practice concepts, education, training and evaluation.

The Director. Published by the National Association Directors of Nursing Administration / Long Term Care, NADONA/LTC - Director 10101 Alliance Rd., #140, Cincinnati, OH 45242, (800) 222-0539. Quarterly.
Scope: The Director's Magazine is a professional journal, specifically designed for Directors of Nursing in long term care. Papers address issues relative to the administration of the nursing department in a long term care facility. Issues include clinical research findings as well as management issues.