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Alzheimer’s Sundowning – How to Cope and Get Some Sleep

[caption id="attachment_788" align="alignright" width="240"] A Mosaic Weighted Blanket may provide calming for an Alzheimer's patient suffering from sundowning symptoms[/caption]

If you are a caregiver of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, you may find yourself dealing with something called, “Sundowning”.

Sundowning typically occurs in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s and is thought to strike about 20% of Alzheimer’s patients.

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Mosaic Weighted Blankets Calm Alzheimer’s Patients and the Elderly

Many nursing homes, hospital acute psychiatric wards and Occupational Therapists already use weighted blankets to help calm agitated patients. We came across two interesting articles we thought we'd pass on to you in case you are a caregiver of a dementia or Alzheimer's loved one.

A special note to the many wonderful...

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A weighted blanket brings relief to a family with sleep issues

When Theresa discovered Mosaic Weighted Blankets online, she knew her friend and single-mom, Isabel, needed to have one in her household. Isabel has two boys, ages 16 and 10. Her 10 year old, David, is the one who would benefit from weighted blanket therapy.

David has significant ADHDHe...

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