Late-Life Sleep Disorders

Geriatric psychiatry experts from UW-Madison's Medical School and the Middleton Veterans Administration Hospital proved an in-depth clinical view of the biological and psychosocial complexities of late-life sleep problems.

At a glance

What: Late-Life Sleep Disorders

When: Last offered Oct 20, 2017. Check back for next offering.

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

Cost: $150

Continuing education credit: 5 hours (0.5 CEUs), 5 CECH (CHES) contact hours

Instructor: Timothy Juergens, MD

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For additional information, contact SUZANNA WATERS CASTILLO, MSSW, PhD: 608-263-3174

Approved CE hours for social workers, counselors, therapists, psychologists, and more

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.



Learning objectives

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