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Why Does Dementia Worsen at Night?

The short answer is dementia causes an upset to your loved one’s internal body clock, causing a biological mix-up between day and night. This causes further confusion and agitation for your loved one with dementia, as they may not understand why it’s dark outside when they believe it is the middle of the afternoon. This phenomenon, known as sundowning,...

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Traditional Shavuot Meal Ideas

It’s time to feast, feast for weeks! For those who need a reminder, we celebrate Shavuot to commemorate the giving of the Torah to the Israelites on Mt. Sinai, as well as the harvest season. One of the best ways we know how to celebrate is through food. It is customary to eat dairy foods in particular for Shavuot to show restraint as the Israelites showed restraint when they received the Torah...

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