Difficulty sleeping is a frequent complaint of elderly patients. But poor sleep is not a normal part of aging. This article discusses the most common sleep problem among older adults-insomnia, its causes, and potential treatments including over-the-counter and prescription medications and behavioral treatments such as relaxation therapy, sleep hygiene, stimulus control, sleep restriction, and cognitive and behavioral therapies.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Oct 2007|