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When people envision a bully, they think about a young kid or adolescent picking on someone smaller than them. What happens when an adult becomes the victim of bullying?

The subject of bullying in retirement and assisted living communities has made the news in recent years. While much of the bullying behavior is associated with physical aggression, it can also entail psychological or social aggression.

Beth Sholom, who is the owner of Right at Home in Middlesex and northern Monmouth counties, New Jersey, reports that interventions are necessary to minimize bullying among seniors. Sholom runs a workshop in retirement communities to empower seniors from falling victim to the bad behavior.

Find out more about preventing this problem in the Right at Home blog, where you will always find the latest information about senior living and home care.

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