Bullies exist in senior living. One administrator calls the phenomenon seventh grade with wrinkles. So what can we do about it? Let’s find out in this episode on senior bullying.
According to expert Dr. Robin Bonifas at Arizona State University, 10% to 20% of elders in communities experience bullying.
Dr. Margaret Wylde of the ProMatura Group reports that bullying occurs in every independent living community studied in her 2014 report, “Make Them Feel at Home,” It’s a real issue.