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BMC Geriatrics

Featured article: Crucial aspects promoting meaning and purpose in life of nursing home residents

A new interview study suggests that everyday well-being should be a central focus of care for residents of nursing homes.


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Aims and scope

BMC Geriatrics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of the health and healthcare of older people, including the effects of healthcare systems and policies. The journal also welcomes research focused on the aging process, including cellular, genetic, and physiological processes and cognitive modifications.


Section Editors

  • Ian Cameron, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Kee-Lee Chou, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
  • Danan Gu, United Nations, USA
  • Koen Milisen, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • John Tower, University of Southern California, USA
  • Pieter Jelle Visser, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Netherlands

John Tower, Section Editor

Dr. John Tower is Professor at the faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California. He is a Section Editor of BMC Geriatrics since 2007.

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