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Bullying in Nursing Homes

By |September 17, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

According to a recent study at Arizona State University, 20% of residents in nursing homes are being bullied by other residents. Not only do these seniors have to deal with the everyday struggles of aging, but they have to worry and live in a state of fear or depression from being bullied by peers.

There are many ways that senior bullying manifests and that’s through physical abuse, emotional and verbal abuse, as well as social excluding. This can happen whenever seniors are asked to share small spaces or to include others in[…]

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