older Americans

As opposed to older adults who have trouble sleeping as they age, older healthy folks who don't have sleep disorders apparently don't actually need as much sleep as their younger counterparts, and are less sleepy during the day. According to a new study, it seems that the older you get, the less you sleep:
The LA Times has a piece about how older adults continue to become more adapted to technology like the internet, email and the like, but also how new technology is being created for older adults, and it goes beyond just computers gears towards older folks - like canes with accelerometers and gyroscopes. Very cool stuff, make sure to check it out.
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