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Older Japanese women are shoplifting to find community and meaning in jail
In Japan, where 27.3% of the population is 65 or older, elderly women are committing petty crimes like shoplifting in order to go to jail to find care and community that is increasingly denied them elsewhere. Japan’s jails are becoming nursing homes.
loneliness  UofWinds 
march 2018 by copystar
An epidemic of middle-aged male loneliness
"The most prevalent health issue in the country is not cancer or heart disease or obesity. It is isolation."
loneliness  UofWinds  from twitter_favs
march 2017 by copystar

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