09/04/2013 09:19 am ET

Watching Out For My Aging Parents


On a recent evening, I fixed my 87-year-old mom a glass of freshly blended broccoli, spinach and apple juice. Good for the heart; scrubs the blood clean. I was sure she’d like it, if only for the health benefits. To my surprise, she frowned at the taste and asked for a bowl of ice cream.

What was a concerned son to do?

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