Elder abuse is defined as a deliberate act or omission by a caregiver or another individual in a relationship involving an expectation of trust that causes harm to an adult 60 years of age or older. In the previous year, around one in every six adults aged 60 and up suffered maltreatment in communal settings. Rates in institutional settings, such as nursing homes and long-term care institutions, are much higher, with two out of every three employees reporting abuse in the previous year. Even if rates remain steady, the absolute number of older persons facing abuse is expected to rise as the world’s elderly population grows. Abuse of the elderly can result in serious physical injuries and long-term psychological repercussions, as well as an increased chance of nursing home placement, emergency services, hospitalization, and premature death. Caregivers interventions, which provide services to relieve the burden of caregiving; money management programs for older adults vulnerable to financial exploitation; helplines and emergency shelters; and multi-disciplinary teams, as the responses required frequently cut across many systems, such as criminal justice, health care, mental health care, adults protective services, and lo When someone in authority over an elderly person purposefully damages or puts them in danger, their actions — or lack thereof — are considered elder abuse. Elder abuse is a complex issue that can manifest itself in various ways. The following are the seven categories of elder abuse: Neglect Physical violence Sexual exploitation Abandonment Emotional or psychological exploitation financial exploitation Self-neglect All forms of elder abuse can have disastrous repercussions, including bodily and emotional trauma and death.