Mean old girls -- senior bullying

sushipup1February 16, 2011

Great article on mean senior bullies. My Mother had such a neighbor, and I saw it first hand. Ugly. I thought I'd share this story.

Here is a link that might be useful: mean old girls

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luvstocraft

Sad, but I have no doubt it happens. People don't become nice just because they get old. Luvs

    Bookmark   February 19, 2011 at 12:10AM
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toomuchglass

I never thought something like this existed. It made me stop & think . What a revealing article !

    Bookmark   February 21, 2011 at 12:31AM
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sushipup1

I think that we can see it several ways. One is for the new patient moving into a facility, being intimidated. ANother is knowing that we have a family member who has a somewhat nasty temperament, and we worry if they take it out on neighbors. And we worry about it for ourselves, when we think about moving into a downsized age-restricted community. I'd glad to see that this is recognized. and that the publicity makes more people aware of it.

And if Aunt Edith complains about the nasty neighbor she has, we promise to take it seriously.

    Bookmark   February 21, 2011 at 12:47AM
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marie_ndcal

Thanks for the information, we seniors forget that others may not be as nice and compassionate as we should be.

    Bookmark   March 1, 2011 at 11:50PM
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