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Sundowning: How to Restore Nighttime Peace

Alzheimer’s patients often have problems with sleeping or may experience changes in their sleep schedule know as sundowning. Sundown syndrome is a neurologically based condition associated with increased restlessness and confusion in patients with some form of dementia. Most commonly related to Alzheimer's disease, but also found in those with other types of dementia, the timing of the patient's confusion [...]

Let Go of The Guilt: Ways to Overcome Caregiver Self-Condemnation

There Is No Emotional Rollercoaster Quite Like The One Ridden By A Caregiver, Those That Are Providing Assistance For An Aging Or Chronically Ill Loved One. Truly, what emotion doesn't come into play at some point? Sometimes, all those emotions can be experienced within one afternoon. Perhaps one of the most difficult feelings to manage as a caregiver, however, is [...]

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