Former President Jimmy Carter Enters Hospice Care at 98

Former President Jimmy Carter entered hospice care on Saturday at the age of 98, according to the Carter Center.

The charity, founded by Carter and his wife Rosalyn in 1982, said, “After a series of brief hospital stays, former President Jimmy Carter today spent the remainder of his time at home with his family, undergoing additional medical interventions. decided to seek hospice care instead, said in a statement.

The charity said it has the support of his care team and his family, who are seeking privacy.

Carter, a Democrat, defeated former President Gerald R. Ford in 1976 and served one term as president. According to the Nobel Prize website, he won the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize for “peace negotiations, campaigning for human rights, and working for social welfare.”

He announced in 2015 that he had been diagnosed with cancer, which was discovered during liver surgery. It’s a form of melanoma that has spread to the brain. Months later, Carter said he was no longer receiving treatment and his scans showed no signs of cancer. pelvic fracture This is the result of the decline in 2019.

Carter is the longest-lived president in US history.

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Contributed by Associated Press Former President Jimmy Carter Enters Hospice Care at 98

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