ElderCarelink Blog

Study reveals sundowning with Alzheimer’s likely has a biological basis

by Carol Bursack
July 8th, 2011 at 9:00 am

Sundowning is a syndrome in which elders–particularly those with Alzheimer’s–tend to display high levels of activity, anxiety and agitation, sometimes accompanied by delirium, near the end of the day. Sundowning has confused, frustrated and even frightened caregivers over the years.

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