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How to Sleep Better

Many women over 60 are wondering how to sleep better. As we get a little older, our aches and pains have a tendency to keep us up at night. In addition, changes in our hormones have us getting up early. The good news is that there are solutions. From meditation and aromatherapy to exercise and breathing exercises, we’ll help you get the rest you deserve.

Groggy? Can’t Get Out of Bed? Try These Easy Wake-up Tips for Older Adults
1 year ago

Groggy? Can’t Get Out of Bed? Try These Easy Wake-up Tips for Older Adults

Does a fog envelope you when you awaken in the morning, leaving you groggy and in-between the worlds of night and day? Or perhaps you feel like you are somewhere between Jekyll and Hyde? Read More

6 Sneaky Causes of Insomnia and What to Do About Them
1 year ago

6 Sneaky Causes of Insomnia and What to Do About Them

When it comes to aging, we face all sorts of challenges. Aches and pains, declining physical abilities, and changing brain chemistry. The worst, however, might be insomnia. Read More

How to Sleep Better After 60: Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Sunlight
1 year ago

How to Sleep Better After 60: Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Sunlight

How do you know when to sleep? It’s a ridiculous question, right? Doesn’t everyone fall asleep when it’s nighttime? In reality, it’s not that simple. If it was, so many of us older adults wouldn’t wake up at 4:00 in the morning, even though sun is still on the other side of the world. Read More

Having Trouble Falling Asleep in Your 60s? Try Gentle Yoga to Calm Your Mind
1 year ago

Having Trouble Falling Asleep in Your 60s? Try Gentle Yoga to Calm Your Mind

One of the most common myths about aging is that older adults need less sleep. The reality is somewhat more complicated. It’s true that our sleep patterns shift as we get older, but, this doesn’t mean that we need less sleep. Read More

Dealing with Insomnia? The Middle of the Night is a Great Time for Creativity
2 years ago

Dealing with Insomnia? The Middle of the Night is a Great Time for Creativity

When insomnia began to ruin this happy sleeper’s nights, I tossed and turned for hours. After a few months of misery, I figured out it’s best to do what the experts suggest: Get up. Read More

Why Sleep is Important for Your Happiness as an Older Adult
2 years ago

Why Sleep is Important for Your Happiness as an Older Adult

Do you want to be happier? It’s so easy, you can do it with your eyes closed. Literally. Good sleep is essential to positivity. This is especially true for those of us in our 50s and 60s, who have a tendency to suffer from more sleep problems than we did when we were younger. Read More

Can a “Worry Diary” Help You to Get Better Sleep After 60? You Bet!
2 years ago

Can a “Worry Diary” Help You to Get Better Sleep After 60? You Bet!

Have you ever noticed that all of your problems seem worse at night? I have! There have been times in my life when I have laid in bed for hours, tormented by my past and anxious about the future. I’m sure that this is a common experience for many of the women in our community. Read More

Is Your Age Causing Your Sleep Problems? The Answer May Surprise You…
2 years ago

Is Your Age Causing Your Sleep Problems? The Answer May Surprise You…

After we reach our 60th birthday, it’s easy to blame our age for all of our problems. Feeling a little forgetful? That’s just a part of aging! Can’t lose those extra pounds? Don’t worry! It’s harder to lose weight after 60! Having trouble falling asleep at night? Deal with it! That’s what happens when you get a little older. Read More

Want to Sleep Better? Stop Consuming these 6 Things Before Bed
2 years ago

Want to Sleep Better? Stop Consuming these 6 Things Before Bed

As with so many aspects of aging, it’s easy to blame our poor sleep patterns on our bodies. I reality, there are plenty of simple things we can do to sleep better after 60. In this article, I’ll explain how what you eat in the hours before bed may be keeping you up at night. Read More

3 Magical Ways Scents Can Help You Sleep Better After 60
2 years ago

3 Magical Ways Scents Can Help You Sleep Better After 60

Our sense of smell is one of our least appreciated gifts. This is true during the day, when we rely on our vision and hearing to guide us through the world. Unfortunately, it is also true at night, when we largely ignore the scents in our bedroom. Read More