Michael Neise studied Social Work (B.A.) at the TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences and Rehabilitation Sciences (M.A.) at the University of Cologne. Upon graduation, he worked as a research associate with a focus on project evaluation for the Project GfP – Prevention of Elder Abuse at the University of Cologne. Currently, he is a research associate at the ceres project NRW80+ and working on his doctoral thesis on Elder Abuse.