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What Causes Sundowning? Frustration or Chemistry?

In “SUNDOWNING SYNDROME,” people with dementia show high levels of anxiety, agitation, overactivity and delirium. It typically occurs in late afternoon and evening, before their normal time to go to bed. Learn how brain biology explains “sundowning.”

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5 Tips to Ease Sundowning in Dementia

VIDEO ON SUNDOWNING: See UCLA’s Dementia Care Program deal with end-of-day agitation and irritability, known as “Sundowning”. A caregiver asks, “My loved one’s behavior tends to get worse when the sun starts to go down. He appears exhausted and restless. What can I do to get him through this time of the day?”

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Sundowning Care Tips

AGITATION & ANXIETY IN ALZHEIMER’S: Get these tips for coping with “sundowning”. (Sundowning is restlessness or agitation in the late afternoon or early evening in

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