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Click the links below to access resource websites to find out more about age related sleep disorders.
Seniors and Sleep: Why Seniors Are Often Sleep Deprived
Article on WebMD.com examines and expands on the myth that seniors need more sleep in their later years than they did earlier in life.
Aging and Sleeping
The National Sleep Foundation provides helpful information about changing sleep patterns people face as they age.
Sleep and Aging: The Effects of Aging on Sleep and Sleep Patterns
Article on Sleep-Deprivation.com outlines the challenges faced by more than 50 percent of men and women over the age of 65 on a nightly basis.
Seniors and Wandering
FamilyEducation.com provides useful tips and outlines safety risks for handling nighttime wandering in seniors.
Article details the causes of insomnia in caregivers and offers suggestions for treatment, courtesy of Strengthforcaring,com.
Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease
The National Sleep Foundations offers insight on the effects of Alzheimer’s disease on the body’s natural sleep cycle.
Sleeping Well As You Age
Article on HelpGuide.org helps explain the causes of sleep problems in seniors as well as provides tips to correct poor sleep habits.
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Machine for Sleep Apnea: Reviews
If learning about CPAP therapy is of interest, this site has reviews and explanations, and offers comparisons since CPAP machines are subject to many personal preferences and proclivities.
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