restlessness

  1. S

    Chronic insomnia

    my 83 yo mother is in a care home. She has AD and vascular dementia. Six weeks ago she stopped sleeping. She now sleeps for less than two hours in 24 and seldom for longer than 45minutes in one go. The GP has tried different sedatives and sleeping tablets but nothing makes any difference. She...
  2. J

    Sleeplessness.......Help!

    Can someone please advise me how they've coped with caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's who does not sleep for more than 5, ( interrupted) hours per night. My mother, with severe Alzheimer's is up at least 20, (no exaggeration), times per night. We are dying on our feet with sleep...
  3. J

    No sleep........

    My mum was diagnosed with mixed dementia 2 years ago. She doesnt sit in her chair for more that a minute until she gets back up again...and although she does take a sleeping pill she wakes at 1am and then keeps getting out of bed...its impossible to deal with and my sister who is caring for her...
  4. T

    restlessness out of control

    despite trying different drugs doctors have still not got his extreme restlessness under control days are bad but now it goes on in the evening and seems to get worse he goes to bed five min later he is up and so it goes on as he gets more tired and looks exhausted he gets more wobbly on feet...
  5. P

    walking allday

    Does anyone have same problem my oh cannot sit down more then 2 minutes.he is wandering round all day .picked him up from day care at 2-30 and he has not sat down for more then 2 minutes all afternoon and this evening ,even at teatime left some of his tea just to get up and start walking round...