19Jul, 2018

What is Sundown Syndrome and How to Manage it

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Sundowners syndrome, or sundowning, is a state of confusion that often times occurs later in the afternoon to the evening. The condition is most often found in patients who have dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. It is comprised of a range of behaviors including increased confusion, anxiety and aggression. Sometimes people with this condition tend to pace or wander, and they may ignore or not hear instructions being said to them While not a disease in itself, sundown syndrome is a common pattern of behavior to watch for in seniors at […]