Sleep Disturbances in Alzheimer’s Disease: Causes and Treatments

Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia often experience problems with sleep such as insomnia, sleeping too much, frequent awakenings during the night, and sundowning. These changes in sleeping habits can have a significant impact on the safety, health, and overall quality of life of individuals with dementia and their caregivers. Dr. Paul Bryman has been in the practice of Geriatric medicine since 1987. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists, a Fellow of the American Geriatric Society, and is a Certified Medical Director with the American Medical Directors Association. Dr. Bryman is an assistant professor of medicine at Rowan University Department of Geriatrics and Gerontology. He sits on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Geriatric Society and is the treasurer of the New Jersey Geriatric Society. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Internists, American Medical Association, American Geriatrics Society and The American Medical Directors Association.

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