Healthy Aging pp 275-282 | Cite as

Sleep and Healthy Aging

  • Eric Trieu
  • Cathy Alessi


Sleep is essential to human functioning. This chapter will touch on aspects of healthy sleep, including changes in sleep that occur with aging, and conditions that can impair sleep. Interventions to improve and maintain sleep quality will also be discussed.


Sleep Sleep disorders Aging Healthy aging Circadian rhythm Elderly 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Trieu
    • 1
  • Cathy Alessi
    • 2
  1. 1.Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and GerontologyVA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA

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