Marion, an ex-bank officer, still wears matching outfits--velour sweats instead of suits. Eighty-plus, childless and prone to confusion, she cries over lost independence.
Her visiting nurse calls often with updates: “Forgets food and medications", "oxygen off", "legs swollen”.
A Midwestern brother visits. He doesn’t phone, he leaves no plan. Marion muddles on, missing meds and meals.