It was only a year ago that Brenda Wright, 69, found herself losing a battle with depression that had plagued her for decades. She was retired, lived alone, and lacked the motivation to leave her East Austin apartment—or even her bed—for days at a time.

Continue reading in The Alcalde, on this story featuring professor Namkee Choi and her work with Meals on Wheels to help homebound seniors struggling with depression via video-conferences with mental health workers.