TIPS FOR BETTER SLEEP IN OLDER ADULTS
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Most people have difficulty sleeping at some point in their lives. Overall health, medications, lifestyle choices, sleep habits, stress and certain sleep disorders can affect sleep.
Am I at Risk ?
Try to sleep at least 7 hours or more per night on a consistent basis. If you are still having difficulty sleeping, schedule an appointment with your doctor to discuss potential underlying sleep problems.
Lack of sleep may lead to accidents and impair performance. Frequent or persistent problems can lead to mood disorders and affect health.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: CONTENT DEVELOPED BY THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SLEEP MEDICINE