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A person with sundowner's syndrome experiences increased episodes of confusion, agitation, and activity as the day progresses to night. There may be agitation and personality changes that are dramatically unlike the person's normal behavior.
This can be frightening for the individual and their caregiver.
While most people are "winding down" or relaxing as the day goes on, those
with sundowner's syndrome become increasingly active.
Sundowner's syndrome is often associated with dementia, a condition that
affects a person's memory, personality, and their ability to reason.
There are nonmedical ways to reduce the incidence of sundowner's syndrome.
Prescription medications can enhance sleep, and they may also
Treatment aims to ensure the person with sundowner's does not experience
severe fear or accidentally injure themselves./.../