The Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics (JGG) is the official journal of the Italian Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (SIGG), which will be an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal concerning frontiers and advances in the field of aging. The aim of the journal is to provide a forum for original research papers, reviews, clinical case reports, and commentaries on the most relevant areas pertaining to aging.

The Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics (JGG), published on a threemonthly basis, is an independent international multidisciplinary journal designed for geriatricians and geriatrics health professionals, with a mission to facilitate the understanding of the physiology, pathology, etiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics and treatment of aging and age-related diseases.

JGG publishes relevant articles covering the full range of disciplines pertaining to aging. Appropriate areas include (but are not limited to) Physiology and Pathology of Aging, Biogerontology, Epidemiology, Clinical Geriatrics, Pharmacology, Ethics, Psychology, Sociology and Geriatric Nursing.

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.

This is an open access journal distributed in accordance with the CC-BY-NC-ND (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International) license: the work can be used by mentioning the author and the license, but only for non-commercial purposes and only in the original version. For further information:

Peer reviewed articles include:

  1. original investigations

  2. short communications

  3. reviews and ethics reviews

  4. clinical experiences and case reports

  5. clinical guidelines

  6. editorials

  7. commentaries

  8. hypothesis papers


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The Authors should suggest an Associate Editor with expertise in the scope of the manuscript. Authors are invited to suggest 3 national or international referees for their article. The Associate Editor will be responsible for identifying reviewers and, after receiving reviews, for making a recommendation on the acceptability of the manuscript for publication. All final decision on acceptability will be made by the Editor-in-Chief or the Managing Editor. The Associate Editors will be listed in th article as the Handling Associate Editor.

Corresponding Authors of the accepted articles will be invited to join the Editorial Board of the JGG for one year.




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