Elder abuse is when someone who is expected to treat an elderly person with care, such as a caregiver, either takes advantage of the elderly person, or hurts them in a number of ways. This could include physical abuse, emotional abuse, financial exploitation, neglect, etc. Elder abuse is illegal.
Matthew J. Weiss is a traffic law attorney in New York City. He founded his firm, Weiss & Associates in 1991 and has helped resolve thousands of of traffic law issues. Mr. Weiss frequently writes about New York traffic law on his blog, "Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer".