Gerontological Nursing


In Gerontological Nursing, students explore the essence of nursing care for elderly, and contribute to the construction of a professional knowledge base. Nursing care for elderly is designed to maintain and promote the health of the elderly and assist their successful aging process.

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Research Interests

  • Association of social support networks for the medical expenses of the elderly in rural communities in mind
  • Factors determining the subjective senses of well-being of the elderly who live in snowy and cold regions
  • Accessibility for elderly pedestrians in residential districts


  • Toshiko KAITANI Professor
  • Mika HARAI Associate Professor
  • Masumi MURAMATSU Associate Professor
  • Ayumi NAKATA Assistant Professor