Health Tip: When Seniors Have Trouble Sleeping
(HealthDay News) — Sleep disturbances — including trouble getting to sleep or waking frequently throughout the night — are common in elderly people.
The U.S. National Library of Medicine offers this list of common reasons for sleep problems in older people:
Increased need to urinate.
Pain, particularly from arthritis.
Side effects of taking certain medications.
Not getting enough exercise.
Consuming too much caffeine