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Sundowner's Syndrome

  • Sundowners in Elderly Adults Being a caregiver for an elderly person is an admirable and fulfilling task, but it is not an easy task. The elderly struggle with many challenges to their physical and mental well-being. These struggles could include anything from Parkinson’s to Alzheimer’s. One ... Continue Reading
  • How To Know When Your Loved One Is Sundowning Most people understand that people with dementia have their good days and their bad days. What’s less known is that the symptoms of dementia can also be affected by the time of day. Researchers named this phenomenon sundown syndrome, and it’s fairly common among people with ... Continue Reading
  • Confusion and Anxiety in the Elderly at Night When the sun goes down, the feeling of unease can creep into anyone’s mind, but the evening hours can cause both confusion and anxiety in the elderly for a number of reasons, so for caregivers, it’s important to understand why this happens and what can be done to help. What ... Continue Reading