Did you remember to set your clocks back an hour? How the time change can affect seniors…

November 5th, 2012 1 Comment

With the time change yesterday, we all got an extra hour of restful sleep. But as elder care New Jersey family caregivers of their senior loved ones know–especially loved ones who have dementia, the time change may have affected sleep patterns.

For example, because it’s dark earlier, those who experience sundown syndrome may experience more confusion and agitation for a time. As a family caregiver, you can try to expose your loved one to as much daylight as possible and keep naps to a minimum. Also, when the sun starts to set, occupy your loved one with a fun activity such as playing a board game.

Read more at: Caring.com’s http://bit.ly/VNMieN.

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