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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.

Dealing with Insomnia? The Middle of the Night is a Great Time for Creativity
3 weeks 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. So what to do during those wide-awake hours? Here are some creative suggestions…
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4 Helpful Tips for Sharing a Bed After 60
1 month 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…
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How to Choose the Best Mattress for Your Aging Body
3 months 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…
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Sleeping Well After 60: Dos and Don’ts Backed by the Latest Sleep Research
5 months ago

Sleeping Well After 60: Dos and Don’ts Backed by the Latest Sleep Research

How did you sleep last night? I was up at 3:30 a.m. and found myself finishing Why We Sleep by neuro-scientist and sleep researcher, Matthew Walker. I had always been a good sleeper. That is, until I hit my 60s…
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3 Powerful Benefits Senior Women Can Reap from Setting Up the Right Morning Routine
5 months ago

3 Powerful Benefits Senior Women Can Reap from Setting Up the Right Morning Routine

With the rise of all the scary stats among seniors (like Alzheimer’s, loneliness, depression, divorce, and nursing home occupancy), and that’s without Covid in the picture, it’s becoming more and more difficult to lead an active, healthy…
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Can Sleep Apps Talk You to Sleep? It Depends!
7 months ago

Can Sleep Apps Talk You to Sleep? It Depends!

They say that the older you get, the more difficulties you have sleeping. This may be true, but I have always had trouble sleeping, so for me it is nothing new. I have read all the advice about how to avoid sleeping problems…
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Why Quality Sleep Is the First Step Toward Chronic Pain Management Over 60
8 months ago

Why Quality Sleep Is the First Step Toward Chronic Pain Management Over 60

Over half of the adult population 60 and above experience chronic pain. Chronic pain is defined as any pain lasting longer than three months and is a very different experience for your brain than acute pain.  Read More

Best Cooling Pillows for Women Over 50
10 months ago

Best Cooling Pillows for Women Over 50

Are you experiencing hot flashes at night? It’s a common symptom of menopause and can prevent you from getting good and restful sleep. Are you waking up in a puddle with a wet pillow under your head? Is this happening several…
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What Living in Mexico Taught Me About Sleep
10 months ago

What Living in Mexico Taught Me About Sleep

Last year, brain researchers warned that lack of sleep is a public health crisis. According to the CDC, one in three adults in the U.S. do not get enough sleep. On the daily level, lack of sleep causes mental distress. When you are tired…
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How to Cope with Sleepless Nights and Mid-Afternoon Slumps After 60
10 months ago

How to Cope with Sleepless Nights and Mid-Afternoon Slumps After 60

As I move through my 60s – somewhat bemused by my imminent ageing – I notice that my sleep patterns are changing. Read More