Best Mattresses for Seniors
As we age, our bodies have a more difficult time recovering from restless nights spent tossing and turning on old, worn and uncomfortable mattresses. Aging bodies need a mattress that is supportive and doesn’t place unnecessary pressure on pressure points, allowing for a restful night’s sleep. This is especially true for seniors who suffer from back pain or other painful conditions. A restful night’s sleep not only leaves you feeling refreshed, but also helps the body fight off or recover from illnesses and ailments, making a good mattress a top priority as you get older. With so many mattresses to choose from, however, choosing the right mattress for your needs can be difficult. To help narrow down your search, we’ve reviewed the top mattresses on the market to find the best mattress choices for seniors. The top three mattresses for seniors are the Sealy Posturepedic Hybrid Gold Ultra Plush, Tempur-Countour™ and the Sleep Number p6. Keep reading to learn more about these top mattress, so you can choose the one that’s right for you.
The Sealy Posturepedic Hybrid Gold Ultra Plush mattress combines exceptional comfort with quality materials for a mattress that works well for all types of sleepers (side, back or stomach). The stretch knit cover and smooth top sit atop four inches of SealyCool Gel Memory Foam to reduce pressure points, reduce motion transfer, provide a cool sleep environment and increase long-term durability. Beneath the Gel Memory Foam is a layer of SealyCushion Soft Foam, followed by another layer of SealyCool Gel Memory Foam to help support the lower back. A coil system at the bottom of the mattress provides body contouring and more support, for the most restful night’s sleep you’ve ever experienced.
Tempur-Countour™ mattresses are part of the Tempur-Pedic lineup, and are specially designed to decrease pressure points with firm top layers and thick cores for optimal support. Moisture-wicking fabric and an inner layer to keep you cool, along with an easy-to-remove top cover add to the benefits of this mattress. Say goodbye to aching joints and back pain with this mattress that’s soft where you want softness and firm where you need firmness, and enjoy a blissful night’s sleep so you can wake feeling rested and refreshed.
Finally, the Sleep Number p6 is designed a for cool, comfortable and fully-customizable sleep experience. A three-inch foam comfort layer, five zones of contouring support, breathable fabric and DualAir™ adjustability offer optimal comfort and support, so you can wake up feeling rested, refreshed and pain-free. Choose your own settings for your side of the bed and enjoy your perfect comfort level, while your partner chooses his or her own for customized comfort all around.
No matter which mattress you choose, you’re sure to enjoy a more restful, comfortable night’s sleep with a mattress that works to relieve pressure and support your back and joints for less pain in the morning.