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Is Excessive Sleeping Part Of The Vascular Dementia Stages?

Is Excessive Sleeping Part Of The Vascular Dementia Stages?

My mother is sleeping all night and virtually all day apart from a couple of hours. Does this happen as part of one of the stages?

She is not incontinent or aggressive and eats well when she is awake. She hasn't forgotten our names but is starting to forget places , for example, she didn't recognise the town she was brought up in and her short term memory is appalling.

I just don't know what stage she is at, she was diagnosed about 4 years ago.

A myALZteam Member said:

My husband has vascular dementia diagnosed 3 years ago. He is sleeps 11 hours at night and sleeps away most of the day in his chair. He doesn’t want to be bothered to wake up. This scares me and I’m not sure if I should try to keep him awake or just let him sleep.

edited, originally posted over 3 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

My Mother does this too. After meals, right back to bed or her recliner. I was scared meds needed adjusting but it's progression of disorder. This is everyday except when she agrees to let me take her to a local Sr Center for lunch with friends. We have games, puzzles, etc. She refuses any outdoor activity.

posted about 5 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

My husband was diagnosed 4 years ago too, He sleeps alot too. He'll go to sleep about 7:30 and sleep until 9 or 10. Takes naps in afternoon too.

posted about 5 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

The other Day mom asked for a cup of tea before she went to bed for the night.her Doctor prescribed medicine to help her sleep.I heard sleep time tea with camomile is Good.

posted about 3 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

Sounds like later stages to me.

posted about 5 years ago
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