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Telemedicine and telehealth in geriatric care

Guest Edited by Leonard C Gray and Milena S Marcolino 

Depression, anxiety and mental health in aging

Guest Edited by Y Selvamani and Bin Yu

The impact of early-life/childhood circumstances or conditions on the health of older adults

Guest Edited by Nan Lu, Peng Nie, and Joyce Siette

Living at home with dementia

Guest Edited by Patrick Kor and Monica Leverton


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.

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  • 2022 Citation Impact
    4.1 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.9 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.546 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.127 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    34 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    160 days submission to accept (Median)

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