In one fast-moving week, Johnson and many other area seniors found that their worlds had shrunk to the size of their apartments and still have not opened up, despite the availability of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Over the past year, Johnson has visited in person with no one but her daughter and son-in-law, who live in Spotsylvania County. When they got sick with COVID-19, she saw no one until they recovered.
She spent Thanksgiving alone, eating dinner with her niece in Chicago at the other end of the phone.
She talks to the driver who delivers weekly meals and monthly activity