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[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]
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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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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.
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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.