Life Changes & Sleep
Reviewed by Benedict Albensi, PhD, BCMAS, CRQM
People with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders may experience changes in sleep patterns. In the early stages, sleep is typically not affected. As the disease progresses, some people sleep more than usual, and some people experience a change in the sleep cycle, staying up at night and sleeping during the day. Keeping a person with Alzheimer's Disease engaged during the day may promote better sleep at night.
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