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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.

4 Helpful Tips for Sharing a Bed After 60
2 years ago

4 Helpful Tips for Sharing a Bed After 60

I am lucky enough to live with a loved one – nothing to be taken for granted as we age. Additionally, we still share a bed. Problem is, as you get older, comfort during your sleep time seems increasingly vital. As a result, sharing a bed can be both a blessing and a curse. Read More

Trouble Sleeping After 60? It May be Too Hot (or Cold) in the Bedroom
2 years ago

Trouble Sleeping After 60? It May be Too Hot (or Cold) in the Bedroom

Sleep is a mysterious process.

For hours a day, we are whisked away to a magical world, fueled by our subconscious. As a result, we have a tendency to think of sleep as being out of our control. Read More

Sleep and the Art of Embracing Your Aging Internal Clock
2 years ago

Sleep and the Art of Embracing Your Aging Internal Clock

Do you ever find yourself nodding off while watching your favorite evening TV show? Are you frustrated by the fact that you wake up at 4:00 in the morning? Read More

Sleep Problems After 60: Is Your Cell Phone Giving Your Brain the Blues?
2 years ago

Sleep Problems After 60: Is Your Cell Phone Giving Your Brain the Blues?

Like so many aspects of getting older, it’s easy to blame our poor sleep on our aging bodies. When we were younger, we remember, getting to sleep was a breeze. No sooner had our heads hit the pillow, then we were dreaming of… well, whatever it was that we dreamt of in those days. Read More

Dealing with Sleep Problems After 60: Advice from the Sixty and Me Community
2 years ago

Dealing with Sleep Problems After 60: Advice from the Sixty and Me Community

We may not realize it, but, sleep problems have a major impact on our ability to function during the day.

When we are tired, your brains don’t operate efficiently. In fact, some sleep researchers even believe that many older adults are incorrectly diagnosed with dementia, when in reality, they have a sleep disorder. That’s how severe the impact of insomnia after 60 can be. Read More

How to Choose the Best Mattress for Your Aging Body
2 years ago

How to Choose the Best Mattress for Your Aging Body

As we get older, we learn to put up with life’s little aches and pains. Even if we have avoided major injuries and chronic health conditions, we probably feel a little stiff from time to time. “It’s ok…” we think to ourselves. “That’s just a part of aging.” Read More

Having Trouble Sleeping After 60? Here Are 4 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
2 years ago

Having Trouble Sleeping After 60? Here Are 4 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Sleep is a mysterious process for many older adults. When we are babies, we sleep… well, like babies.

As younger adults, we could doze peacefully with a rock concert going on outside our window. Then, in our 50s and 60s, strange things start to happen. Our internal clock “shifts” and we may find ourselves falling asleep after dinner and waking up at 4 in the morning. Read More

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