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About the Journal

Age and Ageing is an international journal publishing refereed original articles and commissioned reviews on geriatric medicine and gerontology. Its range includes research on human ageing and clinical, epidemiological, and psychological aspects of later life.

Age and Ageing is the journal of the British Geriatrics Society, improving healthcare for older people.

Age and Ageing is a leading international clinical geriatric medicine journal.

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We offer Open Access publishing options, support Author Self-Archiving and Perpetual Access and Preservation to facilitate wider dissemination of research. 

Many of our articles are free to read and download. All content is free to access 12 months after publication. 

Impact Factor and ranking


Year Impact Factor Si: Geriatrics & Gerontology
2015 4.201 7 out of 49
2014 3.642 9 out of 50
2013 3.107 13 out of 49
2012 3.816 11 out of 46
2011 3.090 13 out of 44
2010 2.719 14 out of 44
2009 3.131 11 out of 40
2008 3.052 13 out of 36
2007 1.910 18 out of 31
2006 1.919 17 out of 30

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.

Abstracting and Indexing Services


The journal is covered by several major indexing services, including:

Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA)
Biological Abstracts
CAB Abstracts
CINAHL
Current Contents® /Clinical Medicine
EMBASE
Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals
PubMed
Science Citation Index®

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