Visiting Angels reminds you to set your clocks back…

November 5th, 2016 No Comments

Daylight saving time endsDaylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6

It’s that time of year again in New Jersey and throughout the country…time to turn the clocks back an hour on Saturday night. What does this mean for those seniors who may suffer from Alzheimer’s or other dementia? With the shorter hours of daylight, your loved one may experience more intense bouts of sundown syndrome, which is confusion and agitation occurring around the time the sun starts to set. To help minimize the sun-downing effects, try to keep them from taking naps during the day, and make sure they get lots of daylight throughout the day.

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