Your body has changed
As you get older, your body will need to be supported differently while you sleep. To help with pains, your bed should get firmer as you get older. This all depends on the individual though; whether they sleep on their stomach, side, or back. When going to pick a new mattress, Maynard suggests bringing your pillow and actually laying on the different beds in the position that you sleep in every night. Don’t just test the bed by sitting or pushing on it with your hands. Next, find out how to choose the best mattress for every type of sleeper.