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.

1 year ago

Why a Bed-Time Ritual Can Bring You a Goodnight Sleep

If the mere thought of sleep is keeping you awake at night, you’re not alone. In the United States, it is estimated that between 50-70 million people suffer from sleep disorders that affect their quality of sleep and ultimately, their overall health and well-being…

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2 years ago

Is It Time for a Good Ol’ Nap?

Some of my friends refuse taking a midday nap, even though they feel chronically tired. They worry it will ruin their nighttime sleep. They tell me that if they take a daytime nap, they either lay awake at night wishing they could drop off to sleep…

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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. So what to do during those wide-awake hours? Here are some creative suggestions…

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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…

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3 years 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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3 years 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. Are your sleep patterns changing with age? Gone are the days when I needed an alarm clock to wake me up…

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3 years ago

Viva la Siesta! 9 Tips to Renew and Refresh Your Day – With or Without Coronavirus

Growing up in Buenos Aires, where summer days are hot and endless, “Siesta Time” got us kids out of the pool or away from the sprinklers and into a cool and quiet house…

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3 years ago

Sleep After 60: 3 Breathing Techniques to Help You Sleep (Demonstration)

Getting enough beauty sleep is important, especially if you want to age gracefully. A good night’s sleep makes you less likely to suffer from depression, memory problems, and serious health conditions such as diabetes…

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3 years ago

4 Tips to Getting Better Sleep When You Reach 60

A myth has been circulating, claiming that as you age, you need less sleep. That couldn’t be further from the truth. As a senior, you should still get the recommended 7–9 hours of uninterrupted sleep…

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3 years 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