Sundowning: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Get tips for coping with sundowning—restlessness or agitation in the late afternoon and early evening in a person with Alzheimer’s.

This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can find information about sundowning and other changes in personality and behavior in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

Publication Date: June 2013
Page Last Updated: March 31, 2014