DOI: 10.52403/ijshr.20230337 ISSN:

Sleep and Cognitive Impairment in the Elderly

Ni Luh Diah Kencana Dewi, A.A.A Putri Laksmidewi, Ketut Widyastuti
  • Automotive Engineering

Elderly people have various types of health problems, not only related to degenerative processes but sleep disturbances are also one of the problems that are often faced by elderly patients. Elderly sleep disorders are very varied and cannot be underestimated. Sleep disorders in the elderly can be in the form of insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, and sleep related movement. Good management will help the elderly to have good quality sleep and prevent long-term drug use. Sleep disorders in the elderly also cannot be ruled out from various metabolic diseases and psychological stress, so an understanding of sleep disorders in the elderly is needed. This review aims to present a brief review of sleep disorders in the elderly, so that understanding regarding sleep disorders can be further understood. Keywords: Elderly, Sleep disorder, Good Quality of Sleep

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