Aims and Scope

European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology is an open access, scientific, peer-reviewed journal in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles of the Turkish Academic Geriatrics Society. It is a double peer-reviewed journal published triannually in April, August and December electronically. The publication language of the journal is English.

Our mission is to provide practical, timely, and relevant clinical and basic science information to physicians and researchers practicing the geriatrics and gerontology worldwide. Topics of European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology include; Aging, Aging Biology, Alzheimer’s Disease, Biogerontology, Bone health in older people, Cell Biology, Clinical Geriatrics, Clinical Geropsychology, Cognitive Disorders, Demography of Older Populations, Dental and Oral Health, Delirium, Diabetes Mellitus, Dizziness, Disability, Drugs & Aging, Experimental Gerontology, Economics of ageing, Falls, Frailty, Geriatrics, Geriatric Bioscience, Geriatric Care Management / Depression / Emergency Medicine / Gynecology / Occupational Therapy / Ophthalmology / Otolaryngology / Pain Management / Palliative Care / Pharmacotherapy / Physical Therapy / Psychiatry / Psychology / Rheumatology / Trauma / Urology / Nursing / Syndromes, Gerontechnology, Hypertension, Healthy Aging, Home and Community-Based Services, Incontinence, Long-Term Care, Orthogeriatrics, Polypharmacy, Parkinsons Disease, Parkinsonian syndromes, Pressure Sores, Psychological Gerontology, Sarcopenia, Sleep Disorders, Syncope, Social Gerontology, Stroke Medicine.

Special features include rapid communication of important timely issues, surgeon’ workshops, interesting case reports, surgical techniques, clinical and basic science review articles, guest editorials, letters to the editor, book reviews, and historical articles in geriatrics and gerontology.

The target audience of the journal includes physicians working in the fields of geriatrics and gerontology and all other health professionals who are interested in these topics.

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)Council of Science Editors (CSE)Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal conforms with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (

European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology is indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, TUBITAK/ULAKBIM, Scopus, EBSCO, Gale, ProQuest, Embase, J-Gate, CABI, Türk Medline, CNKI and Turkey Citation Index.

All manuscripts should be submitted through the journal’s web page at Instructions for authors, technical information, and other necessary forms can be accessed over this web page. Authors are responsible for all content of the manuscripts.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Author(s) and copyright owner(s) grant access to all users for the articles published in the European Journal of Geriatrics and Gerontology as free of charge.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.

All published content is available online, free of charge at

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Advertising Policy

This journal's advertising sales and editorial processes are separated to ensure editorial independence and reduce the effects of financial interests.

Current or potential sponsors and advertisers do not affect editorial decisions in the journal. Advertisers and sponsors have no control or influence over the results of a user's website searches.

Advertisements should not be deceptive or misleading and must be verifiable. Excessive or exaggerated expressions does not be allowed. If the text or image contains inappropriate or offensive content or is about personal, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation or religious content, these advertisements are not accepted.

Advertisers are responsible for ensuring that their advertisements comply with applicable laws regarding deceptive and/or offensive content and ethical issues.

Potential advertisers should contact the Editorial Office at [email protected]. Advertisement images are published only upon the Editor-in-Chief’s approval.

Material Disclaimer

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s); the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.

Permission Requests

Permission required for use any published under CC BY-NC-ND license with commercial purposes (selling, etc.) to protect copyright owner and author rights). Republication and reproduction of images or tables in any published material should be done with proper citation of source providing author(s) name; article title; journal title; year (volume) and page of publication; copyright year of the article.


Editor: Zeynel Abidin Öztürk
Address: Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Geriatrics, Gaziantep, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]

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Publisher: Galenos
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