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Restlessness and Alzheimer's

Posted on November 16, 2018

Restlessness and agitation can be common symptoms of Alzheimer's, especially in the late afternoon and evening. This is sometimes called Sundowning if it's late in the day. Restlessness can cause poor sleep, fatigue, and all-day irritability.

On myALZteam, the social network and online support group for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Restlessness is one of the top topics most discussed.

Here are some question-and-answer threads about restlessness:

Here are some conversations about restlessness:

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