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Imagine Finally Making It To The End Of A Really Hard Journey And Having This Kind Of Welcome Home

Louisiana locks up a larger share of its population than any other government. In the world. Let that sink in for a minute. The problems that this insane system causes are endless, but here's one we don't really talk about. What happens when people try to come home?

Imagine Finally Making It To The End Of A Really Hard Journey And Having This Kind Of Welcome Home
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As people get older, social isolation and loneliness become serious problems. Many find themselves living alone for the first time after the death of a spouse. It's also difficult for older people to maintain friendships when people they've known for years become ill or pass away.

Census Bureau figures say that almost a quarter of men and nearly 46% of women over the age of 75 live alone.

But loneliness doesn't just affect those who reside by themselves. People can feel lonely when there is a discrepancy between their desired and actual relationships. To put it simply, when it comes to having a healthy social life, quality is just as important as quantity.

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