Sleep problems are common in older adults. Factors related to age include illness, medication side effects, loss of a loved one, social life activity changes, and more. Effects of these sleep troubles include daytime sleepiness, lack of energy, confusion, and poor performance on everyday tasks. There are many other factors involved in sleep problems in aging adults. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about types of sleep problems in older adults, causes, how to treat it, and much more.