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Posts tagged with “sleep disorders”

Older Adults May Need Less Sleep

Rest for the mind and body can elude seniors as they age. That's because several issues of aging such as illness and increased medication use can contribute to interrupted sleep. Caregiving companionship is one antidote to address the apprehension that sometimes plagues seniors who can't sleep at night.

Night Fright

Whether the causes are physical, psychological or related to a disease such as Alzheimer's or other dementia, the Home Instead Senior Care network® has found that nighttime can be very frightening for seniors, especially those who live alone. Problems that occur at night with seniors are rooted in physical changes that result from aging, many of which are often connected to sleep disorders.

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