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Sleep Apnea (Breathing Problems when Asleep)

Sleep apnea is a condition that can affect any person but is more commonly seen in middle aged adults and seniors. It is a sleep disorder characterized by episodes of very slow breathing, or paused or stopped breathing during sleep. The condition can have serious consequences on a person’s health and even contribute to death […]

Dangers of Sleeping Tablets (Pills) for the Elderly

Dangers of Sleeping Tablets (Pills) for the Elderly

Sleeping tablets are a fast and convenient way to tackle any difficulty with sleeping. Whether you have a problem with falling asleep, sleeping through the night or a restful and invigorating sleep, most people feel that a few days of sleeping tablets are all that is needed. However, this medication can often be quite addictive […]

Some Reasons for Morning Fatigue (Waking Up Tired) in the Elderly

Some Reasons for Morning Fatigue (Waking Up Tired) in the Elderly

Feeling tired is a normal occurrence in life irrespective of age. When the body is expended with physical or mental activity, tiredness tells us it is time to rest. Depending on the time or situation, tiredness may also cause a person to feel sleepy. Sometimes the feeling of tiredness is extreme usually when a person […]

Daytime Sleeping and Cat Naps among the Elderly

Daytime Sleeping and Cat Naps among the Elderly

Daytime napping is a common practice among seniors, especially those who are retired. Sometimes it just a consequence of boredom and the lower energy levels seen with advancing age. At other times though it is linked to sleeping disorders and chronic diseases such as an underactive thyroid and diabetes mellitus. It is important to determine […]

Snoring in the Elderly

Snoring in the Elderly

Mild snoring in most cases is a disturbance to partners and family members of a person but if severe, it can be a serious condition that extends beyond just an irritation to others. Snoring becomes more common as a person gets older and the snoring senior is somewhat considered to be the norm. However, snoring […]


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