According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, older African Americans die of COVID-19 five times as often as whites.
At 70 years of age, Victoria is riding out the pandemic with a feline named MaMa.
Meals on Wheels San Francisco staff are busy delivering meals and hope for individuals and families impacted by the pandemic.
With a surge in new Coronavirus cases sweeping the country and the world, forgoing large, out-of-household family gatherings, social distancing, and masks are all a part of the new holiday plans this year.
In the late 1960s, a small group of citizens formed a grass-roots movement to look after their elderly neighbors, some of who were unable to shop for food or prepare meals for themselves due to economic hardships, health constraints, or both.