Dementia Sundowning Fact Sheet

If you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, you may be seeing changes in their behavior in the late afternoon or early evening.

This is known as sundown syndrome, sundowners or sundowning. It can be difficult to manage, but we have some practical tips for you.

Managing sundown syndrome requires creativity, flexibility, empathy and strong observational skills. But it’s worth it – even a little bit of success can greatly ease your loved one’s anxieties, as well as your own stress.

Download our fact sheet for more information on how to manage sundown syndrome.