Meals on Wheels, made up of a network of nonprofits around the US, is trying to include health and safety checks to their food delivery service.
A volunteer at the Meals on Wheels in Santa Monica, California prepares the meals she needs to deliver to clients on her route.
Volunteers Mike and Kathy Kearin sort through the hot and frozen meals before delivering them to 14 residents at an apartment building in Venice, California.
Meals on Wheels volunteer Mike Kearin delivers food to client Jesus Barron.
Patrick Ward from Venice gets food delivered from Meals on Wheels every week. The 58-year-old uses crutches due to his osteoarthritis and knee problems and says his lack of mobility makes cooking difficult.
Debbie Case, CEO of the Meals on Wheels San Diego County, delivers lunch and dinner to 75-year-old David Kelly. Kelly lost his sight about two years ago and reluctantly gave up cooking.
Meals on Wheels in San Diego County. The non-profit organization is undergoing a dramatic overhaul as it responds to changing demographics, increased competition and decreased resources.