Sleep Disorders in Older Adults - Research on Aging

6/14/2012; 59 minutes

As we age, our sleep patterns change. In fact, 50 percent of older adults complain about the quality of their sleep. Join expert Dr. Jose Loredo as he explains why getting a good night's sleep is vital to maintaining good health. Disrupted sleep is an important risk factor for conditions such as cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorders. Snoring, obstructive sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and certain medications can all be culprits in keeping you up at night. There are many solutions to your sleeping problems so don't let a poor night's sleep stand in the way of your good health. (#23251)

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