Sundowning is a term used with Alzheimer's in order to describe behavior difficulties that can occur in the late afternoon, evening or night hours. Just how common sundowing is can be difficult to assess as many people with dementia are cared for in a variety of care settings such as their home, private clinics and hospitals.
Sundowning still lacks a precise definition and so the debate about what sundowning really is tends to include the causes, strategies for coping and how best to provide...
Sundowning, sometimes called Sundown Syndrome, is the label given to late day anxiety, irritability, disorientation and general agitation... Read more »
When I began caring for my elderly parents (both with early Alzheimer’s not properly diagnosed), I was shocked to read that family... Read more »