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  • Sleep in the Elderly: What is Normal? If you are a caregiver for a senior, or even just have elderly people in your life, you may wonder about their sleeping habits. It sometimes seems that the elderly don’t need as much sleep as the average person. You may feel like the elderly in your life are sleeping a lot, ... Continue Reading
  • 5 Reasons Why Seniors Struggle To Wake Up One of the most common side effects of growing old is thought to be chronic fatigue. Most people assume that tiredness just comes hand in hand with age and there’s nothing that can be done about it. But the truth isn’t so black and white. As we get older, our bodies go ... Continue Reading
  • World Sleep Day: How Seniors Are Staying Asleep All Night When is National Sleep Day? Every year, a committee at the World Sleep Society aims to raise awareness about sleep disorders through World Sleep Day. It is always held the Friday before the Spring Equinox. The 2019 event is being held March 15th. Seniors often have trouble ... Continue Reading
  • A Restless Legs Syndrome Diet for Better Sleep According to The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke , restless legs syndrome (RLS), sometimes called Willis-Ekbom disease, often causes unpleasant or uncomfortable sensations in the legs and an irresistible urge to move them. Symptoms usually occur ... Continue Reading
  • Insomnia in Elderly Adults: Causes, Management, Treatment There’s nothing quite as frustrating as not being able to get to sleep and stay asleep. Insomnia happens to most people at one time or another in their life, but insomnia in elderly adults may be caused by more than just having too much on their mind. Just know that if ... Continue Reading
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