Why Do Elderly People Sleep So Much?

You’ve probably heard the term granny nap. It’s used to describe a short sleep in the afternoon and is often thrown around lightheartedly. But when you think about it, elderly people do tend to have an afternoon nap and for the most part, this is OK.  As we get older, …

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Why do the Elderly Talk to Themselves?

When the elderly people in our lives engage in self-talk, it’s important to pay attention and determine what the reason for it might be. Some reasons for this can include things as ordinary as thinking out loud out of old habits, or more serious issues such as cognitive impairments, mental …

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