By Robin P. Bonifas,Jamie Valderrama,Alyse November,Katherine Parker Cardinal,Eleanor Feldman Barbera,Stephanie Langer

“This booklet presents a starting place for realizing bullying behaviors between older adults . . . and [fills] an incredible hole in a subject matter the place so few different assets are available.”

—Mercedes Bern-Klug, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.A., John A. Hartford Geriatric Social paintings school student, and Director, getting older reviews software, collage of Iowa

“This a lot wanted source is definitely researched and entire of functional instruments that may be utilized by quite a lot of practitioners. a person who works with older adults should still maintain this useful as a realistic reference of their day after day work.”

Judah L. Ronch, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, Erickson tuition, collage of Maryland Baltimore County

Unbeknownst to many, bullying isn't really an adventure restricted to youth, yet is a virus happening a long way too usually between older adults to boot. experiences have printed the alarmingly excessive cost at which older adults in senior courses and care settings are bullied via their friends, leading to profoundly unwanted effects at the elders, the employees, and the neighborhood within which it really is taking place. Bullying between Older Adults is the 1st source to deal with this serious factor, offering the information and instruments to acknowledge bullying and boost confident how one can intrude and forestall it.

As a professional on late-life bullying, writer Robin Bonifas attracts upon a transforming into physique of analysis in addition to the voices and real studies of the objectives and perpetrators of bullying. She exposes the character of this phenomenon after which offers optimistic, proactive methods for community-based or long term care employees to lessen and forestall it from taking place. choked with sensible assets and examples, this advisor deals potent intervention innovations that together with empathy education, empowerment suggestions, bystander intervention, and more.

Special features:

• particular, step by step anti-bullying interventions

• powerful coping options to reduce destructive outcomes for these bullied

• pro-social actions to advertise empathy

• really expert techniques for citizens with dementia or psychological illness

• studying actions, case stories, pattern types, and coverage directions (also on hand as downloadable PDF files)

Bullying between Older Adults should be a useful source in growing an environment of being concerned and admire between either citizens and staff.

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