Age and Ageing journal

The September 2021 issue of Age and Ageing, journal of the British Geriatrics Society, is out now.   

The journal is available in full to subscribers and BGS members and there is a sizable proportion of free or Open Access content which can be read without a subscription, including all COVID articles. Rowan Harwood’s Editor’s View gives an overview of this latest issue and highlights some of the hot topics for our readers.  


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About the journal

Age and Ageing is the journal of the BGS. It publishes peer reviewed 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 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 new issues include a mixture of Open Access and subscription only content. However all of our content is free to read and share 12 months after publication. The journal has also published several free themed collections online.