One evening a family takes their frail, elderly mother to a
nursing home and leaves her, hoping she will be well cared
The next morning, the nurses bathe her, feed her a tasty
breakfast, and set her in a chair at a window overlooking a
lovely flower garden.
She seems OK, but after a while she sloowwwly starts to tilt
over sideways in her chair. Two attentive nurses immediately
rush up to catch her and straighten her up. Again she seems
OK, but after a while she slooowwly starts to tilt over to
her other side. The nurses rush back and once more bring her
This goes on all morning.
Later, the family arrives to see how the old woman is
adjusting to her new home.
"So Ma, how is it here? Are they treating you all right?"
"It's pretty nice," she replies. "Except they won't let you