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A 38-year-old female asked about a 88-year-old female:

How much sleep should the elderly have? are afternoon naps ok?

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Dr. Mark Safford
Critical Care 35 years experience
Sleep: Regardless of age if a nap in the afternoon is needed it should be taken. As long as you wake up refreshed there is no need to be concerned.

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