Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia cause a variety of mood and behavior changes. One little-known side effect arises around a certain time each day and can be distressing for patients and caregivers alike.
Stress is normal for caregivers. But constant worrying, unrelenting doubts and pre-occupation with worst-case scenarios can be unproductive and even paralyzing. Recognize the triggers of anxiety, stop worrying and reduce stress in daily life.