Managing Sundowning in Dementia

Does your loved one get increasingly irritated when the sun starts to set? The connection between their declining mood and fading daylight is no coincidence. This common condition, called sundowner’s syndrome (or sundowning for short), among individuals with dementia occurs at sunset and causes changes noticeable changes in temperament, including agitation, confusion and more.

Discover the “why” behind sundowning and learn best practices to help reduce and manage the behavior.  

Learn more about Sundowning here.

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Giving has Never Tasted so Good!

AN EASY WAY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY SIMPLY DOING WHAT YOU USUALLY WOULD ON A SATURDAY NIGHT:

GO TO DINNER, BUY RAFFLE TICKETS, AND HAVE A GOOD TIME

WITH THE ADDED BENEFIT OF SUPPORT THE AMAZING WORK OF JAMES L. WEST CENTER FOR DEMENTIA CARE & SENIOR DAY PROGRAM