Micro Module 2. Demand on your CARE: Is good sleep a blessing for ageing?

Description

About this course Sleep is a core pillar of health and everybody needs it. It deserves more attention from healthcare professionals, and as individuals concerning about our own health or that of an ageing relative. Learning more about sleep health has the potential to actually help older people get through caregiving and ageing challenges.

Within the context of global demographic ageing trends, have we attended to sleep problems among the older population? Learning how to protect sleep in later life may be important to continued successful ageing.

 

Sharing from seniors on sleep issues

Chapter 1, part 1 – Introduction

Chapter 1, part 2 – Changes with Ageing

Chapter 1, part 3 – What can cause Sleep Problems when you are older?

Chapter 2, part 1 – Tips for Enhancing Sleep Quality: The Body

Chapter 2, part 2 – Tips for Enhancing Sleep Quality: Eating habits

Chapter 2, part 3 – Tips for Enhancing Sleep Quality: Exercise

Chapter 2, part 4 – Tips for Enhancing Sleep Quality: The Mind

Chapter 2, part 5 – Tips for Enhancing Sleep Quality: Signage, Communication

Chapter 2, part 6 – Tips for Enhancing Sleep Quality: Adjustment of Emotional State

Chapter 3, part 1 – Tips for Enhancing Sleep Quality: Social relations

Chapter 3, part 2 – Tips for Enhancing Sleep Quality: Environment – Light Effect

Chapter 3, part 3 – Tips for Enhancing Sleep Quality: Environment – The Body Temperature Effect

Chapter 3, part 4 – Tips for Enhancing Sleep Quality: Environment – Indoor sound level

Chapter 3, part 5 – Tips for Enhancing Sleep Quality: Assistive Technology

Chapter 4, part 1 – Putting Myths to Rest on Sleep in Older Adults

Chapter 4, part 2 – The Pros and Cons of an Afternoon Nap

Chapter 4, part 3 – End of Series: The Need for Rest of Older People


Sleeping good habits