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15. The treatment of sleep disorders of older peopleConsens Statement. 1990;8(3):1-22.

Articles on use of Magnesium for Sleep

3. Abbasi B, Kimiagar M, Sadeghniiat K, Shirazi MM, Hedayati M, Rashidkhani B. The effect of magnesium supplementation on primary insomnia in elderly: A double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial. J Res Med Sci. 2012;17(12):1161-1169.

Articles on Weighted Blankets on Sleep

1. Cloak N, Al Khalili Y. Behavioral And Psychological Symptoms In Dementia (BPSD) [Updated 2020 Mar 13]. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2020 Jan-. Available from:

2. Powell R & Frithsen P. Novel Approaches to Unwanted Behaviors in Dementia. Casa De La Luz. Accessed on: September 29. 2020

3. Powell R & Frithesen P. Alternative Therapies for Management of Agitation in Dementia. In: Casa De La Luz [Internet]. Available from: