Care recipient’s cr sleep patterns have changed

Try: Make sure cr is getting adequate exercise try to take one or two vigorous walks a day make sure cr is not hungry at night try a light snack before bedtime or during the night avoid bathing or heavy activities late in the afternoon or evening unless a warm bath relaxes cr allow cr to sleep in an armchair recliner or on the couch if cr refuses to go to bed give a backrub or massage legs at bedtime or during night wakefulness

Materials: n/a

Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: mental health mental illness healthy aging a nh guide for older adults and caregivers by nami nh 2001 available at www nami org

Keywords: Sleep naps napping rest exercise

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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