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.

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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Taking Stock: Disruption in the Life of a Professional Organization

NHCGNE leaders, Alyce Ashcraft and Ellarene Sanders, have written a tremendous article in Science Direct that chronicles the journey of the National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence, during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

NHCGNE Leaders Chronicle Gerontological Nursing Initiatives

NHCGNE leaders, Claudia J. Beverly and J Taylor Harden, have written a tremendous article in Science Direct that chronicles the John A. Hartford Foundation (JAHF) funded gerontological nursing initiatives 1996-present.

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.