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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.

Sleep Tight: 10 Tips to Improve Your Health Through Solid Sleep
12 months ago

Sleep Tight: 10 Tips to Improve Your Health Through Solid Sleep

I’m nearly 70, and I figure I’ve spent over 203,000 hours of my life snoozing. That’s 8,500 24-hour days, 1200 weeks, 300 months, or 25 solid years of sleep. Call me Rip Van Winkle. I’ve loved every minute of it. Read More

Need to Improve Your Slumber? This Expert’s Advice Works Wonders for Women Over 60
1 year ago

Need to Improve Your Slumber? This Expert’s Advice Works Wonders for Women Over 60

According to Dr. W. Chris Winter, author of The Sleep Solution, most physicians receive less than two hours of training about the entire field of sleep during medical school…
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To Sleep or Not to Sleep: How Feng Shui Can Help Banish Your Senior Insomnia
1 year ago

To Sleep or Not to Sleep: How Feng Shui Can Help Banish Your Senior Insomnia

For a variety of reasons, many of us over 60 experience sleep issues. You may have a hard time falling asleep or wake up in the middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep. Or maybe you just wake up too early…
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How to Sleep Well and Get More from Life After 60
1 year ago

How to Sleep Well and Get More from Life After 60

What pops into your mind when you think about the following question – what does it take to get the most from life after 50? If you are like most people, your thoughts probably jumped to suggestions like “being more productive” or “following your passions…”
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Trouble Sleeping After 60? It May be Too Hot (or Cold) in the Bedroom
1 year 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

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

Sleep Better at Any Age by Cleaning the Air in Your Home
1 year ago

Sleep Better at Any Age by Cleaning the Air in Your Home

As we get a little older, many of us find that our sleep patterns change. Instead of sleeping through the night, we find ourselves waking up at 4am, wondering whether to go back to bed or get started with the day. Well, we can’t change how the aging process impacts our bodies, but, we can change the environment that we live in. Read More

Sleep and the Art of Embracing Your Aging Internal Clock
1 year 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

Not Sleeping Well? Here Are 10 Powerful Sleep Strategies from a Geriatrician
2 years ago

Not Sleeping Well? Here Are 10 Powerful Sleep Strategies from a Geriatrician

As a geriatrician, I work with senior patients who suffer from a diverse range of problems, including memory worries, anxiety, pain, diabetes, falls, and more. One symptom many of them have in common is poor sleep. Read More

How to Get Better Sleep After 60: Creating Your Very Own Sleep Sanctuary
2 years ago

How to Get Better Sleep After 60: Creating Your Very Own Sleep Sanctuary

Let’s take a minute to imagine life 10,000 years ago. It’s sunset, and while you don’t have a watch, you know that it’s time to sleep. Over the course of the last hour, the sun has gently descended behind the mountains, turning the sky from blue to yellow to red to purple. There are dangers in the night, but, you feel safe in your cave, surrounded by your family. Read More