Healio (11/2, Gramigna) reports, “Older adults frequently used medication to treat sleep difficulties,” researchers concluded in a study that “included participants (n = 205; mean age, 73.2 years; 70.2% women; 97.6% insured by a Medicare Advantage plan)” who “were aged 65 years or older, had 12 months of continuous health insurance coverage and had pharmacy claims for common insomnia treatments, including eszopiclone, suvorexant, trazodone and/or zolpidem, between November 2016 and June 2017.” The findings were presented at the Psych Congress 2021. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)