Journal of Geriatric Care and Research ISSN 2397-5628

The Journal of Geriatric Care and Research (ISSN 2397-5628) is a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed, international journal covering all areas related to the care of the elderly. It is affiliated to Geriatric Care and Research Organisation (GeriCaRe). It publishes articles from all fields relevant to old age such as geriatric medicine, psychiatry, neurology, nursing, end of life care, public health and related fields like gerontology, sociology, psychology, culture and law. Besides the professionals, the journal intends to reach older persons and their carers as its readers. The key feature of the articles is their contribution towards the care of elderly through reporting, discussing and debating current issues of importance.

Aim and scope

The Journal of Geriatric Care and Research intends to share evidence based knowledge improving care of the older persons. It is dedicated to showcase recent advances in various fields from basic sciences to medicine and social sciences to cultural and legal issues in the field of geriatric care.  It takes a holistic view highlighting interrelationship of various disciplines contributing to general well-being and quality of life of the older persons throughout the world.


The Journal of Geriatric Care and Research covers a whole range of topics through authoritative articles submitted from across the globe. Manuscripts for publication should be prepared according to the ‘Instruction to authors’ and submitted by email at [email protected]. All papers in this journal are peer-reviewed. No person is permitted to take any role in the peer-review process of a paper in which they have an interest.


The journal is freely distributed. Individuals and organizations interested to receive the journal should contact [email protected] for e-subscriptions.



The Journal of Geriatric Care and Research is free to readers and authors.  It reaches out to older persons, their carers and multidisciplinary professionals involved in care and support of older persons. The journal depends upon sponsorship rather than charging authors or readers to meet its cost of operations. There are many sponsorship options and we invite you to consider sponsoring this charitable venture.

Sponsors and contributors names will be displayed prominently in the ‘Sponsors & Contributors’ section of the Journal.

The journal adheres to a strict policy of keeping all editorial process of the journal independent of the financial sponsors and contributors. The sponsors and contributors do not influence material published in the journal. Assignment of any internal roles (such as reviewer, editor, etc.) depends exclusively on demonstrated competence, along with interest in the journal’s aims and scholarly engagement with the journal.


Correspondence regarding advertising should be addressed to GeriCaRe through email at [email protected]. Journal does not endorse any advertised material and it reserves the right to accept or reject the advertisement proposals.


Copyright of all published material in this journal is held by the authors unless specifically stated otherwise.


The views and opinions expressed by the authors are their own. They do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers, the journal, the editorial board or GeriCaRe. The publisher and editors are not responsible for any error of omission or fact.


Permission is required for commercial use of the articles. For permissions please apply to GeriCaRe through email [email protected].


Geriatric Care and Research Organisation (GeriCaRe)


The Institute of Insight, United Kingdom
Quality of Life Research and Development Foundation  (QoLReF), India

Creative Support

GenX Studios, Shreyan Kar, Gabrielle Johnson


Steps to Health, Showell Circus, Wolverhampton, WV10 9TH, UK

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Editorial Board


Nilamadhab Kar, Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Wolverhampton, UK

Editorial Board
Shabbir Amanullah, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
Ankur Barua, School of Medicine, International Medical University, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia
Srikala Bharath, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
Sarmishtha Bhattacharyya, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Wales
Michael Clark, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
David Jolley, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Zubair Kabir, University College Cork, Ireland
Paul Kingston, University of Chester, Chester, UK
Maju Mathew Koola, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
KB Kumar, Amity University, Noida, India
Yohko Maki, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Japan
Bana Bihari Mishra, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India
Umasankar Mohanty, Manual Therapy Foundation of India, Mangalore, India
N. Sreekumaran Nair, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry, India
Nikhil Palekar, Stony Brook University, USA
Tarik Qassem, University of Warwick, Warwickshire, UK
Raghavakurup Radhakrishnan, Northland District Health Board, Whangarei, New Zealand
Shovan Saha, Manipal University, Manipal, India
Ravi Samuel, The Psychotherapy Clinic, Chennai, India
Sujata Sethi, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
Lochana Shrestha, Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal
Surendra P Singh, University of Wolverhampton, UK
P T Sivakumar, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
Sarvada C. Tiwari, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, India
Thagadur Chickabasaviah Yasha, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India


Editorial Advisors
Murali Reddy, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Sudeshna Chakraborty, Geriatrics Community Healthcare, Toronto, Canada
Ramalingam Chithiramohan, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust, Birmingham, UK
Anand Ramakrishnan, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Nottinghamshire, UK
Martin Yates, Leighton Hospital, Crewe, UK


Indexing & Archiving


NLM Title Abbreviation : J Geriatr Care Res
ISO Abbreviation : J Geriatr Care Res
Title(s) : Journal of geriatric care and research
Other Title(s) : JGCR
Publication Start Year : 2014
Country of Publication : England
Publisher : Geriatric Care and Research Organisation (GeriCaRe)
Language : English
ISSN : 2397-5628 (Electronic)
2397-5628 (Linking)
Electronic Links :
NLM ID : 101736616 [Serial]
OCoLC : 1013748579
Indexing and archiving PubMed: Selected citations only
[Citations are for articles where the manuscript was deposited in PubMed Central (PMC) in compliance with public access policies.]
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Ulrich’s (ProQuest)
Google Scholar
National Union List of Journals (UK and Republic of Ireland)
British Library, UK
The Library of Congress, USA