Clocks are an important bedroom furnishing for people who work or go to school. A good alarm clock not only helps with getting up in time to take care of various needs, but it can also be used to assist with scheduling daily event, especially if it is programmable. More than that, your clock can be an important part of your décor. It is also useful for shut-ins or retirees who have little contact with the outside world to help keep track of days as well as hours. Orientation in time helps with all sorts of scheduling.