Former first lady Rosalynn Carter has entered hospice care at home, the Carter Center announced in a statement Friday.
“She and President Carter spend time together and with their family,” her son, former Sen. Jason Carter, said in a statement. published by the Carter Center.
Rosalynn Carter, 96, was diagnosed with dementia in May and joined her husband, former President Jimmy Carter, in hospice care. The 99-year-old former president is the longest-serving president in American history and entered home hospice care in February after a series of short hospital stays. They have been married for over 75 years.