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

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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