Is good sleep a blessing for ageing?

Is good sleep a blessing for ageing?
  • Start Date: 2019/04/29
  • Length: 4 weeks, 1 hr per week.
  • Language: English / Chinese

Description

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.

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Instructor(s)

Prof. Jean Woo
Director
CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing
Prof. Diana Lee
Professor of Nursing
CUHK The Nethersole School of Nursing
Dr. Maria Chui
Consultant
CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing
Mr. David Lau
Occupational Therapist
Professional Consultant