Changing Aging Blog

Deep Into the Darkness of Alzheimer's Disease
Date: Dec 28th, 2015 9:34pm

Author:

Greta Erickson

Medical experts call the Alzheimer's phenomenon of end-day confusion and restlessness "sundowning," a period of increased uncertainty, agitation and drifting in a fog as light fades to black, a time of greater rage and mood swings in the shadows of the mind. Greg O'Brien, knows this phenomenon all too well, as he walks through the confusing and life-altering world of living with Alzheimer's Disease. O'Brien writes about the darkness he and so many others walk through here.

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