‘It’s like ‘Mean Girls’, but they’re 80′: Aged care bullies rife in US

The word bully often calls to mind images of a school playground, but it turns out seniors, especially those living in aged care facilities cop bullying, too.

Nursing homes and senior centres across the US have now introduced programs, training and policies to prevent bullying, the New York Post reported.

“There’s the clique system just like everywhere else,” said Betsy Gran, who until recently was assistant director at San Francisco’s 30th Street Senior Centre. “It’s like Mean Girls, but everyone is 80,” she added, referring to the teen movie about catty high school girls.


Posted by editor on Tue, 15 May 2018 09:05