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Although different people need a different amount of sleep most healthy adults need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep every night.
Sleeping patterns tend to change as you get older and it is normal not to need as much sleep. However many older people suffer from insomnia. Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep or the inability to stay asleep for a sufficient period to feel refreshed upon waking. Insomnia affects around a third of people to a greater or lesser extent, making it by the far most common sleep complaint. Insomnia is more common in women and is more likely to occur with age. It can also be triggered by a stressful event, health problems and certain medications.
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