Sleep Apnea Treatment for Seniors in Reno, NV

Getting poor sleep doesn’t have to be the natural consequence of aging.

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Keep These Years Golden

It’s no secret that as we age, our health risks increase. It’s also no secret that the older we get, the harder it is to sleep well. The numbers are downright frightening:

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40-70% of older adults have chronic sleep issues

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13-32% of people over 65 have sleep apnea

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The risk of death is more than 2x higher for people with sleep apnea

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Sleep apnea increases the risk for dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s disease

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Sleep apnea increases the risk for stroke, cardiovascular disease, and hypertension

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80% of people with sleep apnea are undiagnosed

Luckily, there is something that you can do about it!

Don’t Put Off Better Sleep

The risks are scary, but the benefits are incredible.

Enjoy Life Again

Forget daytime sleepiness or not having the energy to enjoy your day. With the right sleep, you can spend your days doing what you love most.

Stay sharp

Stay Sharp

Sleep apnea has been directly linked to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and research proves that treating sleep apnea reduces your risk significantly.

Aviod the CPAP

Getting comfortable is hard enough without a tube strapped to your face. Our non-invasive treatments will keep you comfy and sleeping tight.

Protect Your Health

Better sleep helps you stay healthier longer.

At Sierra Sleep Airway and Wellness Center, we’re committed to helping you discover underlying sleep disorders and giving you the treatment you need to resolve them.

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Here’s how we do it:

Go to the Source

Using the latest technologies, our comprehensive sleep and airway evaluation will look for the root causes of your sleep and airway issues.

Make a Plan

Results in hand, we’ll create a customized care plan and connect you with the providers and therapies you need.

Sleep Tight

It’s time for a good night’s sleep! Most patients resolve their sleep issues in 12-24 months, with noticeable results in just a few months.

Getting Started is Easy

Don’t put off getting the treatment you need.

Don’t let the sleep study scare you away!

Many seniors may hesitate to get a sleep apnea diagnosis because they want to avoid the inconvenience and discomfort of sleep centers, wires, and machines. After all, getting sleep is already hard enough! However, our sleep study and subsequent treatment is simple and takes place in the comfort of your own home.

You wear a ring-like device while you sleep in the comfort of your own bed.

We create a personalized treatment plan for you.

You wear a simple retainer-like device while you sleep at night to resolve your sleep apnea. Treatment usually lasts around a year.

Our expert dentists at Sierra Smiles are ready to resolve your sleep apnea with this cutting-edge yet amazingly easy procedure.

Give yourself the experience of living life fully rested from a great night’s sleep so you can make the most of your life.

Top Sleep Resources for Seniors

Better sleep helps you stay healthier longer.

We know it can be hard to find the help that you need. That’s why we’ve put together some of our favorite sleep resources for seniors and partnered with Caring.com to help you get the rest you deserve.

The Science of Sleep for Older Adults

Hosted by the National Institute on Aging, this webinar discusses how sleep changes as we age and its link to certain diseases, with advice for how to sleep better.

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Sleep Hygiene for Older Adults

This resource guide was developed at our local university–University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.

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Choose the Right Bed

Put together by the experts at Caring.com, this guide can help you find the right adjustable bed that will help you be more comfortable and rested.

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CBT-i Instead of Pills

Many older adults rely on sleeping pills to help combat insomnia, but over time the pills can actually decrease their sleep quality. This article from the Mayo clinic explores an alternative.

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Try White Noise

Your sleeping environment can negatively affect your sleep, especially noise. We like this guide to white noise machines especially for seniors.

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Combat Body Aches with Pillows

Help soothe sore muscles and joints with stabilizing pillows. Consult this guide for choosing the right pillows for your head, back, and knees.

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Need Additional Help?

Taking care of an aging loved one–from their health to their housing–can be a big job. That’s why we love Caring.com, an online resource for caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. Check out their website for original articles, helpful tools, advice from more than 50 leading experts, a community of caregivers, and a comprehensive directory of caregiving services across the country, including here in Nevada.