Tag Archives: Older Adults

Treating Comorbid Insomnia in Older Adults via Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment, Bright Light and Exercise

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Author(s) :K. Richter, J. Myllymaeki, S. Scharold-Schaefer, I. Tomova, R. Mayrer, G. Niklewski Background: Insomnia occurs frequently in older adults. The underlying factors for the disorder are physiological changes of the sleep-wake cycle, comorbid diseases and drug treatment. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT I) combined with light … Continue reading

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Diversity of Eating Patterns and Obesity in Older Adults – A New Challenge

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It is well know, nowadays, that obesity affects children, adults and older adults due to the  increase in the variety of food choices. In this way, there is an increase of non-transmitted diseases representing a severe public health problem and … Continue reading

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