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How to Manage Sundowing in Alzheimer’s Patients

Sundowning is a common behavior in Alzheimer’s patients that involves increased confusion, anxiety, agitation, pacing, or restlessness that begins or worsens as daylight begins to fade. Caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients often find sundowning challenging to manage, but several strategies can help. First, maintain structure and routine during the day to try to avoid overstimulation and fatigue. Create a predictable schedule…