Rangamma, 72, cuts waste newspaper to make paper bags at a daycare center for the elderly on the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Bangalore, India, Tuesday, June 14, 2011. Growing numbers of ... more 
Rangamma, 72, cuts waste newspaper to make paper bags at a daycare center for the elderly on the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Bangalore, India, Tuesday, June 14, 2011. Growing numbers of elderly people in India are being abandoned by children who aspire to the lifestyle of a middle class nuclear family. There are about 77 million elderly people in India and this number is expected to rise to 178 million by 2030, according to India's Grameen Vikaas Vigyan Samiti or Rural Development and Science Committee. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Aijaz Rahi
Tue, Jun 14, 2011 9:52 AM EDT