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My husband is retired 59 years old and he sleeps 3 to 4 hours during daytime and then 8 to 9 hours during night time

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Your profile says you are a caregiver for him. Why does he need a caregiver? Why did he retire so early?

I had a husband who would fall asleep at the drop of a hat. He would fall asleep driving or watching TV. He had serious sleep apnea. Chronic sleepiness is one of the problems caused by sleep apnea. The other problems are to the heart, brain, and rest of the body that isn't getting enough oxygen.
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How long has he been retired? Sometimes it takes a while to get use to not having to be somewhere and not having someone to report to. If you were to plan some "field trips" for the two of you, would he participate?
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Could be thyroid, too. I slept and slept and slept when I was hypo. And then I'd fall asleep after dinner or lunch or anything to eat. Took me a year to get over it.
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Could be depression. Has he (ie, have 'you') checked that out? What kind of meds is he on?
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My great grandfather took an afternoon nap the entire time I knew him. He rose early and retired early as well, but he always laid down for his afternoon nap. Usually, after his long walk. He walked up to 9 miles a day! He lived with good health, taking no medications, until his mid 80's when he went right after the death of his beloved wife.

Of course, it depends on his health condition, medications, etc. as stated upthread, but, it's not necessarily a problem. I'd just rule out health issues and meds.
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Get used to it. Mine is 65 and pretty much the same.
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Vanessa, does hubby take any blood pressure pills? Those can zone anyone out if they are retired without a routine day of doing some type of work. A cardiologist can adjust the dosage.

I found for myself, at 70, work part-time in the mornings... if I park myself in front of the TV to eat lunch and continue to watch TV after eating, I will start to fall asleep. It is just normal as we age to get more sleep.

Time to find things for hubby to do, if he will do things. Any chores he would like to do. Does a "honey do" list work with him? How about doing volunteer work? There are so many places and things to do in regard to volunteering :)
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I think the question would be instead why he does like to sleep that much.

Examine his medication(s), if any, his activity level, his consumption (or not) of sugar, coffee and/or pop (foods that create sugar spikes then crashes), his relaxation activity level, his boredom or interest in life... any one of those could contribute to sleeping a lot.

It's literally impossible to advise if he's sleeping too much w/o knowing more about him, including what medical conditions, if any, he might have. In addition, has he experienced trauma recently? Emotional overload can also be a cause of sleeping a lot.
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