It's hard to believe that one year ago our fabric of normalcy began to tear with the news that a virus was here and that it had the potential to make many people ill or worse.
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 living in San Francisco.
Sheltering-in-place during a global pandemic can be hard for anyone but it is particulalry hard for older adults with limited mobility and resources.
When you close your eyes and listen to Jazz singing legend Pat Yankee belt out "Miss Lulu White" or "You Gotta See Your Mama Every Night" you cannot help but be transported back in time.
I can't breathe.
Those now-famous words continue to reverberate and resonate with all of us today and cause us to look at and acknowledge the raw side of racial inequality and its devastating effects in black and brown communities.