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10 Tips to help with Sundowning Syndrome

I WROTE THIS ARTICLE ABOUT SUNDOWNING SYNDROME, A SYMPTOM OF A DEMENTIA DIAGNOSIS. ALBEIT CHALLENGING, HERE ARE SOME TIPS TO HELP YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES... 

"Part​ ​of​ ​the​ ​challenge​ ​of​ ​taking​ ​care​ ​of​ ​a​ ​loved​ ​one​ ​with​ ​Alzheimer’s​ ​disease​ ​or​ ​dementia is​ ​facing​ ​symptoms​ ​of​ ​“Sundowners,”​ ​which​ ​can​ ​affect​ ​up​ ​to​​ ​​1​ ​in​ ​5​ ​people​.​ ​Sundowner's symptoms​ ​tend​ ​to​ ​begin​ ​in​ ​the​ ​middle​ ​stages​ ​of​ ​Alzheimer’s,​ ​and​ ​can​ ​fade​ ​with​ ​the progression​ ​of​ ​the​ ​disease."

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