Today’s guest post on Sleep Technology use by seniors is written by Barry Birkett and first appeared in Senior Care Corner.
Sleep is important to us at all ages, but to seniors it can be a matter of health and safety.
Yes, safety. Too many of our senior loved ones are injured, some with long-term impacts, by falls that might not have happened if they had been sleeping well.
Getting enough sleep is more than just a matter of not feeling tired.
We have discussed seniors and sleep in a number of articles here at Senior Care Corner®, helping family caregivers to understand and address this important aspect of daily life. If it matters to our senior loved ones, after all, it matters to us.
Technology and sleep is a topic we haven’t addressed, even though we talk often about what tech can mean to seniors and caregivers.
Thanks to a new report from the Consumer Electronics Association and National Sleep Foundation, we have some information to bridge that gap. Read More …