Senior Living: Dealing with Insomnia

Worried Senior Woman In Bed At Night Suffering With Insomnia

 

As we age, many seniors will report that they develop problems getting a full night’s sleep. Sometimes these problems will stem from issues falling asleep or even staying asleep throughout the night. In fact, many seniors experience a condition called insomnia. While it’s very common, sleep problems like this aren’t normal.

Here’s everything you should know about elderly insomnia and what you can do about it.

Recognize the Signs of Insomnia

The following sleep disturbances can be common signs of insomnia:

Common Causes of Insomnia In Seniors

Wondering why you can’t sleep? One of these may be the answer:

Tips For Getting Better Sleep

If you’re struggling with insomnia, here are some things that may help:

If you’ve tried all these tips, and you’re still struggling to fall or stay asleep, consult your healthcare provider for further assistance.

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