After putting up with our old mattress that was too firm for our tastes for too many years, we started looking at memory foam mattresses. We laid on the Ashley Sleep Palisades in the showroom and were sold. Just the right amount of cushion with no pressure points. No more waking up with sore hips, shoulders, and ribs. My wife and I are both side sleepers and this mattress allows your spine to be arrow straight when lying down.
One word of warning....do not use any type of mattress pad with this. We started out with a very thin terry cloth type mattress protector that was allegedly designed for memory foam mattresses, but this caused the mattress to feel much harder than the one in the showroom. Apparently, the pad blocked too much body heat and the foam never became pliable enough.