Scientists have long predicted that the climate crisis would bring more intense storms, coastal flooding and pandemics. All those predictions are coming to pass, most notably in 2020, the COVID 19 pandemic.
It is also well known that the impacts of the climate crisis disproportionately affect people of color and other vulnerable communities. So how did my 95 year old mother survive a year of physical isolation from her family while in lockdown at an assisted living? Anne Perkins shares her secrets to maintaining one’s sanity in this COVID audio diary.
Photo: Anne Perkins talks to her daughter, Helena White, over the phone from inside her assisted living in January 2021.