Sleep

7 Ways for Seniors to Sleep Well During Daylight Saving Time

For many of us, daylight saving time offers the promise of longer days and more time spent outdoors in the warm sunshine of spring and summer. First conceived by Benjamin Franklin, daylight saving time was designed to extend the daylight hours so people could have more time to enjoy the more pleasant weather.

Why Seniors Have Difficulty Getting a Good Night's Sleep and 9 Tips That Can Help

Senior with sleep difficulties

According to “Sleep Tips for Older Adults,” “As we age, we often experience normal changes in our sleeping patterns, such as becoming sleepy earlier, waking up earlier, or experiencing less deep sleep.”

“A good night’s sleep is especially important to older adults because it helps improve concentration and memory formation, allows your body to repair any cell damage that occurred during the day, and refreshes your immune system, which in turn helps to prevent disease.”

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