December 6, 2023

Rosalynn Carter: Former First Lady of the United States in Elder Care

Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter in Atlanta in 2018. Photo: imago images/ZUMA Wire

Former First Lady of the United States Rosalynn Carter receives hospice care at home. Her husband, former President Jimmy Carter, is also receiving palliative care.

The Carter Center announced Nov. 17 that Rosalynn Carter, 96, is receiving palliative care at her home. The husband of the former First Lady of the United States of America, former President Jimmy Carter (99 years old), has also been in home care for several months.

Rosalynn and Jimmy Carter spend time with family

“She and President Carter spend time together and with their family.” he says in a statement The organization founded by Carter. “The Carter family continues to ask for privacy and remains grateful for the love and support shown to them.”

It was last May Carter Center announcedThat Rosalynn Carter has been diagnosed with dementia. He announced that she was “still living happily at home with her husband.” For most of her life she has campaigned for mental health and against the stigma often associated with it. It is hoped that news of Rosalynn Carter’s health will help encourage more “important conversations at kitchen tables and in doctors’ offices across the country.”

Jimmy Carter was President of the United States of America from 1977 to 1981. They have been married since 1946. It became known in FebruaryThe former US president is also receiving palliative care. After several hospital stays, Carter decided to “spend the remaining time at home with his family and receive hospice care rather than additional medical procedures.”

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