Hey there Careblazer,
I think we can all agree sleep is important. We all know that tired, confused, sometimes even nauseous feeling that comes with not getting enough sleep and, as you probably guessed, sleep is particularly important for your LOWD BUT do you know the impact that light can have on sleep?
Today I want to spend some time talking about some of the facts about sleep and dementia and the research on the importance of light to sleep.
If you would rather watch a video on this topic, click here.
Let’s start with some basic facts about sleep:
About half of older adults and approximately 60-70% of people with mild cognitive impairment and dementia experience some form of sleep disturbance. This means the odds are your LOWD falls into this category.
Various studies have shown that when an individual with dementia has problems with their sleep they are more likely to have more severe thinking problems, greater mood...