Sundowning Syndrome in Dementia

Sundowning syndrome refers to a set of behaviors seen in some individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia when they become confused, agitated or nervous later in the afternoon and into the night. Learn about the behaviors associated with this syndrome, along with the risk factors, triggers and treatment options. Strategies for minimizing and preventing behaviors associated with this syndrome will be presented.

At the completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the symptoms associated with sundowning syndrome.
  2. Identify triggers that can aggravate sundowning behaviors.
  3. Describe treatment options for minimizing sundowning behaviors.
  4. Identify tips for preventing some behaviors associated with sundowning syndrome.

One (1) CE Credit Hour Offered: RCFE, NHAP, CAMFT/BBS & BRN
Fee: None
Presenter: Erin Light, MA Gerontology

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