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I earned my certificate in Geriatric Nursing & became a Geriatric Nurse Manager, after completing a course of study & 3yrs working in a Skilled Nursing Facility/Home for the Aged. The average lifespan of the American Woman is 80. Diagnosis of Dementia & Alzheimer's is on the rise. Further studies are needed to assess & help preserve quality of life. The most important aspect of Geriatric Nursing is safety. The most difficult is psychological. Depression is a major factor in caring for the…


Expanding Geriatric Nursing Education: The aging of America portends a dramatic increase in the demand for geriatric nursing specialists at all levels.

Basic Geriatric Nursing, 5e (Wold, Basic Geriatric Nursing) by Gloria Hoffman Wold RN BSN MS,