As many of you know, my externship this semester is with adults. Since my week one update, I’ve grown to really enjoy my patients. So so so many of my patients have dementia. I’ve been hearing a lot about making memory & orientation books, but had difficulty finding templates, ideas, and examples online. So of […]
The term ‘sundowning’ or ‘sundown syndrome’ refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests as dusk approaches. This syndrome affects people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.
Some dementia and Alzheimers patients experience "sundowning" in the evening. Here are 9 natural tips and ideas to help caregivers deal with your loved one's sundowners syndrome when they live in your home. While it is never fun to see your loved one confused and scared, there are some concrete things we can do to help!