Elderly

Concerning people 65+ years

A victory and a beginning: Stop Bullying Bill filed with Mass Legislature

Submitted by Jerry on Sun, 01/20/2013 - 16:15

bullied woman A victory and a beginning. The STOP BULLYING COMMITTEE has introduced a bill to stop bullying to the Massachusetts Legislature. SD01635 A bill to protect residents of subsidized housing developments from bullying; bullying prevention policies and plans; research and demonstration programs.

Resources to help stop bullying Jerry Sat, 09/08/2012 - 22:23
This is a collection of references that deal with bullying of and by senior citizens: what it is, how it emerges, how to control and extinguish it, and how to create a better environment.
Stop bullying elders: mission statement Jerry Wed, 08/29/2012 - 20:35

To create a virtual peer-to-peer support network to combat bullying of seniors

  • To provide meaningful peer support for seniors living with bullying in subsidized housing for the elderly and disabled. Including practical ways to empower seniors to protect themselves and to advocate for themselves: we will seek to provide support, information and education, and to share tested ideas.
Stop bullying elderly people in HUD-subsidized housing Jerry Wed, 08/15/2012 - 02:00

A petition for legislation, administrative rules, and oversight to correct the abuse

Introduction

Elders living in subsidized residences frequently are subject to abuse, harassment, and bullying by other residents and/or by staff. Residents in these out-of-control buildings are constantly under siege from bullying, causing them to suffer from stress and related conditions such as depression, high-blood pressure, stroke, and possibly suicide, and have nowhere to turn for relief. This is a petition seeking legislative and administrative remedies. Please join and help make a difference.

Conflict and Bullying in a HUD-subsidized Building for Elderly Residents: A Case Study Jerry Sat, 09/03/2011 - 22:50

This is a case study of conflict in a building for elderly residents, managed under HUD programs.

Building A Tenants' Association In HUD Elderly Housing Anonymous Fri, 09/02/2011 - 21:33

When HUD created subsidized housing for elders, the goal was to create a safe and secure home for people who could not afford full market rate housing. But certain realities were created to confront elders. Owners believed that not only were they in charge of their buildings, but that they were in charge of their tenants.