Dementia Sundowning for Caregivers: How to Deal With Sundowing and Sleep Issues

By | February 13th, 2020

How should caregivers manage the dementia symptom known as sundowning?

Being Patient spoke with dementia care expert Christy turner about how caregivers can best deal with sleep disturbances and Sundowning, common problems for those with dementia.

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2 thoughts on “Dementia Sundowning for Caregivers: How to Deal With Sundowing and Sleep Issues

  1. I have found a wonderful additive to my mom with dementia and sundowners with .300 mcg Melatonin at 2 pm. I use the 6 hr. time-released, helped me so much with her sleeping and her demeanor to get her over the sundowners but not enough to make her want to go to bed.

    1. Theresa, Consult Your Physician – Being Patient does not give medical advice, nor is any information on the site intended to be prescriptive medical advice. If you have any questions about your health or the health of your loved one, please consult your physician for any and all medical-related questions. ~ Thank you

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