An act, rough treatment or punishment that may result in injury, pain or impairment
Psychological, verbal or emotional abuse causing suffering, emotional pain, or distress
Sexual contact or non-contact of any kind with an older person without agreement from that person
Intentional or unintentional failure or refusal to provide care or help to an older adult – an extreme form of neglect
Purposeful and permanent desertion of an older adult by an obligated caregiver (eg: left at a hospital, nursing home, or another public location).
Illegal or improper use of an older person’s money or property