Late-life Sleep Disorders

This seminar presents an in-depth clinical view of the biological and psychosocial complexities of late-life sleep problems. Learn how different types of late-life sleep disorders impact quality of life, how the body regulates sleep, and the neurobiological factors that influence sleep in late life. Using case studies, we discuss sleep hygiene, quality of sleep, and effective modes of treatment.

At a glance

What: Late-life Sleep Disorders

When: Last offered Nov 6, 2014. Check back for next offering.

Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI

Cost: $120

Continuing education credit: 5 hours (0.5 CEUs)

Instructor: Timothy Juergens, MD

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For additional information, contact
Suzanna Waters Castillo: 608-263-3174
Brooke Ekvall: 608-265-3517

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This seminar presents an in-depth clinical view of the biological and psycho¬social complexities of late-life sleep problems. An expert gero-psychiatric faculty member from UW-Madison Medical School instructs the group and leads discussion. Past participants have evaluated this seminar very highly.

You learn about:

  • how different types of late-life sleep disorders impact quality of life
  • how the body regulates sleep
  • neurobiological factors that influence sleep in late life
  • how sleep hygiene affects quality of sleep
  • effective treatment modes for late-life sleep disorders