Age and Ageing

Age and Ageing is a leading international clinical geriatric medicine journal and the journal of the BGS. It publishes refereed original articles and commissioned reviews on geriatric medicine and gerontology.

Journal content includes research, commentary and expert review articles on ageing and clinical, epidemiological, and psychological aspects of later life. It is a leading international clinical geriatric medicine journal and is highly influential with an Impact Factor of 4.902, and is 6th out of 53 journals in the Si: Geriatrics and Gerontology category.

The journal is published six times a year. Most BGS members choose to receive a subscription as part of their membership, which includes online access to the latest material all the way through to the archive of articles dating back to 1972.

Age and Ageing has an international readership, a circulation of over 8,000 and a very high usage rate with over 100,000 article downloads a month.

The journal publishes on a Green Open Access format so contains articles which are free to read. Each issue also contains an Editor’s Choice article which is made free access. All of our content is free to read and share 12 months after publication.

The journal has also published several free themed collections online.

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2020 Publication Dates

In 2020, the Age and Ageing journal will be published on the following dates:

Issue number Online publication Print publication
Vol 49, Issue 3 27/04/2020 06/05/2020
Vol 49, Issue 4 26/06/2020 06/07/2020
Vol 49, Issue 5 24/08/2020 01/09/2020
Vol 49, Issue 6 26/10/2020 02/11/2020


Age and Ageing Themed Collections

We have collated articles published in Age and Ageing around key topics such as Dementia, Bone health, Falls, Stroke and more.