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

“This publication offers a beginning for figuring out bullying behaviors between older adults . . . and [fills] a big hole in a subject the place so few different assets are available.”

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

“This a lot wanted source is easily researched and entire of sensible instruments that may be utilized by a variety of practitioners. a person who works with older adults should still continue this convenient as a pragmatic reference of their day after day work.”

Judah L. Ronch, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, Erickson institution, college of Maryland Baltimore County

Unbeknownst to many, bullying isn't an event constrained to formative years, yet is a virus happening a ways too usually between older adults to boot. reviews have published the alarmingly excessive cost at which older adults in senior courses and care settings are bullied through their friends, leading to profoundly unwanted effects at the elders, the workers, and the neighborhood within which it truly is happening. Bullying between Older Adults is the 1st source to deal with this serious factor, supplying the data and instruments to acknowledge bullying and boost confident how you can intrude and forestall it.

As a professional on late-life bullying, writer Robin Bonifas attracts upon a growing to be physique of analysis in addition to the voices and real reviews of the objectives and perpetrators of bullying. She exposes the character of this phenomenon after which provides confident, proactive methods for community-based or long term care employees to lessen and stop it from taking place. choked with sensible assets and examples, this advisor deals powerful intervention options that together with empathy education, empowerment options, bystander intervention, and more.

Special features:

• distinct, step by step anti-bullying interventions

• potent coping options to lessen adverse results 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 guidance (also to be had as downloadable PDF files)

Bullying between Older Adults can be a useful source in growing an environment of worrying and recognize between either citizens and staff.

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