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December 16, 2013 11:51 AM

Denise’s decision: How will she know when it’s time to place her husband in nursing care?

Randy and Denise Thomas built a good life together. But nine years ago, Randy began to change. He became forgetful and uncaring. The eventual diagnosis: a degenerative brain disease. Now Denise struggles with the question of whether to place her 63-year-old husband in nursing care. It’s a decision that will confront more and more Americans.

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