As the day draws to a close, and the sun begins to set, it’s not uncommon for many of us to begin to feel tired. But for certain seniors, fatigue at the end of the day is just one aspect of a larger set of symptoms collectively known as “sundowning.” Usually associated with those who have dementia, sundowning symptoms can include increased confusion, agitation, hallucinations or even aggressive behavior, to name a few. While we know that those with dementia have their internal clocks disrupted, it’s not entirely clear what the causes of sundowning are, which then leads to treatment challenges. There are strategies to address behavioral changes and even medications to ameliorate symptoms, but there’s no easy solution to address the constellation of distressing symptoms that may surface at day’s end. To read a comprehensive review of the signs, symptoms and possible solutions for sundowning, Click Here.