The Only Way To End All This Talk About 'Self-Deportation'

“Illegals," “Anchor Babies," “Show Me Your Papers” — unless you were born under a rock, you’ve heard these slurs. Not to mention the record deportations of folks who have literally crossed deserts so their children could have a better future. Stereotyping and racism aren’t new, but one surefire way to stop them in their tracks is to show people in power that you’ve got a voter registration card — and that you’re not afraid to use it. 

The Only Way To End All This Talk About 'Self-Deportation'
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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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