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ALTC Editorial Description

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About the Journal

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging® (ALTC) is a peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Geriatrics Society, featuring research and insights on the care and management of residents in long-term care settings. ALTC is read by an audience of more than 33,000 medical directors, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, psychiatrists, and other allied health professionals in the U.S. 

The aim of the journal is to provide long-term care clinicians with timely, evidence-based, practical information that can be used to improve the care of their residents. ALTC features peer-reviewed educational and informational articles on topics including: clinical diagnosis and management; quality improvement initiatives; care transitions; medication safety and deprescribing; prevention of hospital readmissions; and end-of-life care planning.

ALTC is published in conformance with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing. No fees or charges are required for manuscript processing and/or publishing materials in the journal.

ALTC is indexed in Scopus, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica and in the Cumulative Index for Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL).


Call for Papers

We welcome all submissions. Please access the ALTC submission site. Interested submitters are encouraged to read the Author Guidelines.

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Journal Subscription Information

Founded in 1993, Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging (USPS#015925; Print ISSN: 1524-7929; Electronic ISSN: 1943-5010) is published quarterly by HMP Communications, 70 Swedesford Rd., Suite 100, Malvern, PA 19355. The journal is read by an audience of more than 33,000 medical directors, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, psychiatrists, and other allied health professionals in the U.S. 

Digital issues are available online open access. PDFs of issue articles can be accessed with site registration.

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About the Publisher

HMP is the force behind Healthcare Made Practical—and is a multichannel leader in healthcare events and education, with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community across a range of therapeutic areas. For more information, visit

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Advertising Information

Revenue for ALTC is supported by paid advertisements. 

Advertising Queries & Display and Classified Advertising Queries should be addressed to Jeff Hennessy Jr., Director, Managed Markets, HMP Communications, 70 E. Swedesford Road, Suite 100, Malvern, PA 19355.


ALTC Archive

All past issues of ALTC can be accessed online at our Issue Archive page. Past issue not available online are available in scanned copies and can be obtained by contacting the Editors.

For information on Obtaining Copies, Reprints, and Permission to use any ALTC articles or the information contained therein, contact the Editors at:


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