She takes him to the train station to visit his son Robert in Denver.While waiting, Amy introduces her father to a male co-worker.
Frank scrapes up some of the crushed pills because he must take his medicine on a daily basis.
He calls his doctor for a prescription refill but does not tell the doctor that he is hundreds of miles from home, traveling against doctor's advice. After missing his train, Frank arrives in Las Vegas late, catching a ride part-way from a female truck driver.
Frank Goode, a recently widowed retiree, is getting ready for his children to come visit him.
One by one though, each of his children calls to cancel on him at the last minute.
Frank arrives in Denver expecting to see Robert conduct the city's orchestra. Robert also tells Frank his visit is at a bad time, as the orchestra is flying to Europe the next day, but this is a lie.