What Alzheimer's Caregivers Should Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Caregivers may notice a sudden change in mood, appetite, or energy level in their loved one, other symptoms may involve, sadness, sleep disturbances or lethargy.  The key in assessing for SAD is to tune into sudden changes that seem to revolve around the cold, dark months of winter.  Of course, any symptoms of depression should be reported to the physician regardless of the season.  

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Christiansen, Sherry
Date Published: 
2017-01