Sleep Apnea in the Elderly
A sleep disorder in which you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep. Breathing pauses can last from a few seconds to minutes.
Sleep Apnea Articles
What is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a dangerous condition that causes people to stop breathing while they sleep.0 Comments
Oxygen Therapy 101
A number of diseases and senior health conditions can lead to the use of oxygen therapy. Understand how to get and pay for supplemental oxygen, ensure you are using the right equipment and observe necessary safety precautions.0 Comments
Do People Need Less Sleep As They Age?
Sleep needs change naturally throughout a person's lifetime, but which changes are normal and which ones indicate an underlying problem?4 Comments
Treating Sleep Apnea Without a CPAP Machine
People struggling with sleep apnea are often prescribed a CPAP machine to mitigate their symptoms. However, these devices do have downsides. Discover how to treat sleep apnea without a CPAP machine.13 Comments
Sleep Apnea Questions
Is there anyone else who has vascular dementia and has seizures due to that diagnosis?2 Comments
My mother is 96 has dementia and won't tolerate her CPAP. Anyone have any ideas how to make it more tolerable?3 Comments
How can you tell if you're too close/involved to recognize the true extent of a loved one's decline?20 Comments
How do I ask my parents' doctors if my parents have cognitive issues?3 Comments