39th President Jimmy Carter Enters Hospice

Jimmy Carter, the 39th and oldest living President entered hospice according to a statement from the family made on Saturday.
“ After a series of short hospital stays, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter today decided to spend his remaining time at home with his family and receive hospice care instead of additional medical intervention. He has the full support of his family and his medical team. The Carter family asks for privacy during this time and is grateful for the concern shown by his many admirers,” the statement said.
Carter recently celebrated his 98th birthday on October 1st in Plains, Georgia, where he and his wife were born.
The Former President of the United States served one term from 1977 to 1981. Republican candidate Ronald Reagan defeated him.
The three-time Grammy winner is commemorated for his championing of human rights. He and his wife opened The Carter Center in 1982, a nongovernmental organization that helps to improve lives by resolving conflicts, advancing democracy and preventing diseases.