Husbands of wives with dementia unite for support
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Elden Houts slowly moved a spoonful of vegetables toward his wife's lips, waiting patiently for her mouth to open.
"There you go," the 84-year-old retired banker said with a satisfied grin as she eventually swallowed the food.
Marjorie Houts, the woman he promised 63 years ago to love and cherish for a lifetime, is no longer the vibrant mother and piano teacher of years ago. She has Alzheimer's disease and has lost her vision. [More