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When you receive a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease for yourself or a loved one your first best step will be to learn all that you can about the disease. At the Senior Care Society we understand that this is very unsettling news to receive, hence we have provided a series of articles here to help you get a better understanding of Alzheimer’s and how you can be as prepared as possible for managing it.

Senior Care Society is proud to have joined with the Alzheimer's Association as a member of the Alzheimer's Early Detection Alliance.  As a member we are committed to educating everyone about the warning signs of Alzheimer's and the importance of early detection.

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Overnight Dementia Camp Shows Ingenuity and Acceptance

Published: 10/22/2012 by Carrie Steckl, Ph.D. in Alzheimer’s

Banging pots. Loud singing. And the fear that your loved one might try to walk out the door at 3 AM.

Do these things sound familiar? If so, you are probably caring for someone with dementia who suffers from sundowner’s syndrome, or the tendency to become more agitated and alert in the evening and nighttime hours. Some individuals with dementia do not sleep at night at all, despite the best efforts of caregivers and professionals to create an environment conducive to sleep.