Your elderly mother has Alzheimer’s, so dealing with her restlessness, confusion and memory loss during the day is something that you’re used to. But lately you’ve noticed that as evening approaches mom’s behavior becomes even more strange and unpredictable. Caring for a senior with Sundowner’s Syndrome presents unique challenges. Here are some ways to manage it more effectively.
For many, as evening approaches even more strange and unexpected behaviors present due to a condition called “sundowner’s syndrome”, or simply “sundowning”. If you suspect that a senior that you are caring for has sundowner’s syndrome, there are several proven ways to manage it.