Insomnia in Older Adults: Assessment and Management

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Lecture Overview

Insomnia is difficulty falling or staying asleep, which results in significant daytime sequelae and distress. In part 2 of this series on insomnia in older adults, clinical pharmacist Gauri Godbole discusses pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies for managing insomnia.


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Gauri Godbole View profile
Gauri Godbole is a specialist clinical pharmacist in aged and palliative care at Gosford Hospital, NSW, leveraging her extensive experience in community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, and academia to provide comprehensive care in her current role. She has achieved notable milestones, such as being a qualified dementia practitioner, conducting impactful research, publishing extensively, and presenting regularly at national and international forums. Gauri's remarkable contributions to pharmacy practice were acknowledged through her receipt of the prestigious Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA), NSW State Achievement Award in 2022.
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First Published16 May 2023
Updated16 May 2023
16 May 2025
Learning Tools
Clinical Assessment
Aged Care
Residential Aged Care
Palliative Care