Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are a growing public health crisis and individuals with these diseases often have sleep and circadian disturbances.  Find out more about the latest management strategies for these patients and areas of research by attending this session at SLEEP 2022.

S-15 Evaluation and Management of Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Disturbances to Improve Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias in room E219 on Wednesday, June 8, from 8 to 10 a.m.


  • Sleep and Circadian Rhythms: An Update on links to Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias presented by Adam Spira, PhD
  • Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Alzheimer’s Disease Risk: Examining Physiologic, Race and Sex Specific Mechanisms presented by Omonigho M. Bubu, MD, PhD, MPH
  • Impact and Management of Sleep Problems in Alzheimer’s Disease Patients and Caregivers presented by Ruth Benca, MD, PhD
  • Conducting a Dyadic Intervention for Persons Living with Cognitive Impairment and Their Care Partners: Preliminary Findings and Lessons Learned presented by Glenna Brewster, PhD, RN, FNP-BC