The Hands of Daylight Savings Time

The Hands of Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time (DST) happened on March 13, 2016. Patch reported that the hour sprang ahead by 2 a.m. Sunday. While the time change was automatic for most digital devices, analog clocks needed to be wound ahead by an hour to compensate for the difference. According to David Prerau, the country’s leading expert on the history of […]

Sleepless Adults Suffer in Cycles

Sleepless Adults Suffer in Cycles

A problem for most adults who are 70 or older is the fact that they suffer with consistently sleepless cycles. Not only do they sleep less, but their sleep cycle is generally disrupted during the night with several wake cycles. In a person with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) lack of sleep is more pronounced with some […]

Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Suicide

Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Suicide

If a person over the age of 65 has a difficult time sleeping, they may be more at risk for suicide attempts in the next 10 years than their counterparts who are able to sleep soundly. It is an area where the possible warning signs need to be examined more closely by physicians who care for those […]

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