These recommended sleep hours for the 14 -65+ age category are suggested by The National Sleep Foundation. These recommendations are believed to be the best for sleep duration as well as health.
|Age group||Amount of sleep|
|Teenagers 14-17||Night time: 8-10|
|Young people 18-25||Night time: 7- 9 hours|
|Adults 26-64||Night time: 7- 9 hours|
|Older people 65+||Night time: 7- 8 hours|
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Source: The National Sleep Foundation
it is important to aim for the recommended amount of sleep as this can seriously improve health and well-being.
National Sleep Foundation, How Much Sleep Do We Really Need, Https://Sleepfoundation.Org/How-Sleep-Works/How-Much-Sleep-Do-We-Really-Need/Page/0/2. (Accessed November 20, 2016)