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Aging Well: Help available for sleep struggles

Tips for good sleep

■ Establish a regular schedule with consistent bed and wake times

■ Create a sleep-promoting environment that is comfortable, quiet, dark and preferably cool

■ Limit fluids, and don’t eat too much close to bedtime

■ Avoid caffeine, nicotine and alcohol too close to bedtime and even after lunch

■ Exercise, but not within three hours before bedtime

■ Limit naps

■ If problems persist, see your doctor

Source: National Sleep Foundation