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The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ insights on sundowning that occurs at other times of day, like “sunrising.”

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best suggestions for using medications to help minimize sundowning behaviors.

For those living with dementia, seasonal changes can bring added emotional, behavioral and cognitive difficulties.

Sundowning can happen year-round, but during autumn and winter, the effects can be magnified due to shorter, darker days. Be aware of the causes, signs and treatments for this complication of dementia.

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced dementia caregivers’ suggestions for devising a routine that will minimize sundowning behaviors.

My father recently began to display signs of Sundowners Syndrome. Here's how mom and I handle sundowning with dad.

Individuals living with Alzheimer’s often experience sleep issues, and if they’re not sleeping well, neither are you. Use these expert tips to help everyone in your household get some much-needed shut-eye.

The signs of dementia differ depending on what form of the disease a person has. Learn which signs correspond with each type of dementia.

When caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease, each day brings unique challenges, changing abilities and new patterns of behavior. Incorporate these tips and strategies into your daily routine to facilitate caring for your loved one at home.

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.

An explanation of the staging system used as a frame of reference when coping with Alzheimer’s and dementia helps caregivers in understanding the levels of diminishing cognition and bodily functions that occur throughout the disease.

Here are some tips for coping with some of the most common challenges that people caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s face.