They also commonly drive family caregivers crazy. Because when your spouse or parent with Alzheimer’s doesn’t sleep well, this often means that you don’t sleep well.
If you’ve been struggling with sleep issues in someone with dementia, this article I wrote for A Place for Mom can help:
Here’s what’s covered:
- Why sleep problems are so common in dementia,
- 22 questions you should be ready to answer, to help doctors diagnose the underlying causes of a sleep problem,
- 4 strategies that have been clinically-proven to improve the sleep of a person with Alzheimer’s,
- Which medications are safest to use.