Sleep deprivation and other sleep disorders can have a serious effect on health. In older adults, sleep disorders can lead to hypertension and sleep apnea. Older adults who take sleep medications or experience sleep deprivation symptoms may also be at an increased risk of falls or accidents. The American Academy of Family Physicians reports over 50 percent of people 65 years old and older live with the effects of sleep disorders, such as sleep deprivation symptoms, sleep apnea and periodic limb movement disorder. Learn the latest news on remedies for sleep disorders from sleep specialist David Cohen, MD. Find out how the Sleep Lab at Chestnut Hill Hospital may be able to help. Registration required. Call 215-753-2000. FREE!