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Cogent Gerontology

For an Article Collection on

Ethical and legal issues in elder care

Manuscript deadline
31 December 2023

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Article collection guest advisor(s)

Dr Mary Beth Morrissey , Yeshiva University, USA
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Ethical and legal issues in elder care

This Article Collection will strive to identify and examine ethical and legal issues of interest to older people and those working with or caring for them. The scholarly content should promote and distribute knowledge necessary to progress and overcome obstacles this challenging area.

 This Article Collection will solicit (or consider unsolicited articles) on relevant areas including:

    • The rights of patients, advance directives, rights of older adults, autonomy/self-determination
    • Deprivation of liberty and safeguards, end-of-life care issues, mental capacity issues, assisted suicide, legal changes in the DNR process
    • Rights of older adults in long term care facilities
    • Healthcare rationing and ageism
    • Lasting powers of attorney

 We consider: Research articles, review articles, registered reports, brief reports, and case reports

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All manuscripts submitted to this Article Collection will undergo desk assessment and peer-review as part of our standard editorial process. Guest Advisors for this collection will not be involved in peer-reviewing manuscripts unless they are an existing member of the Editorial Board. Please review the journal Aims and Scope and author submission instructions prior to submitting a manuscript.