What is Sundowning or late-day confusion?

What is Sundowning or late-day confusion?

Reading Time: 2 minutesI’ve heard sundowning may happen with dementia. What is sundowning, or late-day confusion, and how is it treated? The term “sundowning” refers to a state of confusion occurring in the late afternoon and lasting into the night....
Sexuality and Dementia

Sexuality and Dementia

Reading Time: < 1 minuteBeing sexual in a relationship is part of how we show connectedness and closeness. It can be very comforting and a time to be reassured. It is usually a place where couples are comfortable, even if nothing else is going right. It is...
World Alzheimer’s Day – September 21st

World Alzheimer’s Day – September 21st

Reading Time: 2 minutes“The most beautiful and soothing thing that we can do to patients suffering from Alzheimer’s is to love them and not judge them. Happy World Alzheimer’s Day.” September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day and September is world...
2022 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

2022 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

Reading Time: 2 minutesAlzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, an annual report released by the Alzheimer’s Association, reveals the burden of Alzheimer’s and dementia on individuals, caregivers, government and the nation’s health care system....