August 2020

Tips to Help Ease Overnight Caregiving

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Some seniors suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia and tend to wander, and this can be especially dangerous if it occurs during the middle of the night. Some seniors have issues with insomnia and cannot a good night’s rest. Some elderly individuals may have an overactive bladder that causes them to frequently wake at night to use the restroom. No matter the reason, there are tips that overnight caregivers can use to make the nighttime easier for seniors — which, in turn, helps make their job easier.