The Second Tuesday each Month at 12 Noon, Central Time!

Sundowning, Sleeplessness & Alzheimer’s: How to Cope in the Evenings with Elizabeth Hagemann, MA

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease can not only have a tough time making it through the day, but the nights can be especially challenging. Day and night can become confused, and late afternoons can be difficult due to a variety of contributing factors. We will look at those factors and discuss effective strategies for dealing with late day confusion, lethargy and sleeplessness.

Elizabeth Hagemann, MA - Mgr of Education & Outreach, Alzheimer’s Association IL Chapter

Elizabeth HagemannElizabeth earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Eureka College, and her Master’s in Human Services with a concentration in gerontology from the University of Illinois at Springfield. Prior to working with the Alzheimer’s Association, Elizabeth interned with the Illinois Department on Aging, which provided her with a solid understanding of aging network resources in Illinois. Her goal is to spread awareness of Alzheimer’s disease while fostering relationships with community partners in order to make Illinois as dementia-friendly as possible.