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  • Alzheimer’s and Sleep Disorders: Expert Answers to 6 Common Questions

    Seniors with Alzheimer’s disease often experience sleep problems, and if they’re not resting well, then neither are their caregivers. Understanding how dementia affects a loved one’s sleep cycle will help you find techniques to improve their sleep.

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  • Why Does My Elderly Loved One Sleep All Day?

    Seniors may frequently doze off during the day in order to compensate for lost sleep at night. This is normal, but if your loved one spends most of their time snoozing instead of engaging in life, it could point to a larger problem.

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  • 6 Reasons Caregivers Need Sleep

    There are a multitude of reasons why a caregiver needs to prioritize getting a solid amount of sleep, but it seems sleep is one of the hardest things for a caregiver to find time to do. Here are 6 reasons why you need to get sleep now.

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  • The Effects of Insomnia on Your Aging Parent

    Insomnia, which is the inability to fall asleep, or stay asleep, affects almost half of elderly adults 60 and older. What causes insomnia among seniors, and how can you help an aging loved one get some sleep?

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