Working towards optimal health for all older adults

National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence

Welcome to NHCGNE

NHCGNE is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to enhance and sustain the capacity and competency of nurses to provide quality care to older adults.

We build upon the legacy of The John A. Hartford Foundation, which represents the gold standard of excellence in gerontology. Join us for the opportunity to build your institution into a gerontological nursing powerhouse.

NHCGNE is a specialty organization dedicated to optimal health and quality of life for older adults.

2022 Annual Conference Call for Abstracts
Secure your spot & submit your abstract today! NHCGNE is pleased to announce that for the first time we are soliciting abstracts for either or both poster sessions and educational sessions that will showcase and advance successful models of practice, education, research, and dissemination in the field of older adults and their caregivers.
NHCGNE welcomes both members and non-members to submit their work.

2022 Annual Conference
Join us for the October 18 - 20, 2022 for the NHCGNE Leadership Conference, the premier leadership development conference in gerontological nursing! The conference will feature commissioned white papers, plenary sessions, leadership workshops, discussant reports and panel discussions that explore the current state of knowledge about national and international aging, dementia and mental health science, curricular innovations, evidence-based clinical practice, and health policies.

International SIG is looking for members
The NHCGNE International SIG is looking for members. Members of this active group exchange ideas and develop goals and strategies for creating international engagement. 

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New Member Benefit!!!
NHCGNE has entered a partnership with Springer Publishing. NHCGNE members will now receive a 35% discount on Springer Publication Books. This is a great opportunity for our members. Login to access the discount code! Questions? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Welcome to NHCGNE
Support from the John A. Hartford Foundation ended in 2016. In our commitment to continue the legacy of these generous years of funding, which provided the impetus for the ascendance of the discipline of gerontologic nursing, NHCGNE is spearheading a fundraising campaign to continue to support operations of the NHCGNE. Your gift will ensure our parents, grandparents and loved ones all get the very best, researched-based gerontological nursing care available.