Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has entered into hospice care at her home, her family announced today.
She and former President Jimmy Carter, 99, are ‘spending time together,’ they added.
Jimmy Carter has been in hospice care at their home in Georgia for several months.
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has entered into hospice care at her home, her family announced today. She and President Carter are shown in 2021
‘Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has entered hospice care at home. She and President Carter are spending time with each other and their family.
‘The Carter family continues to ask for privacy and remains grateful for the outpouring of love and support,’ the statement read.
They are the longest married couple in U.S. presidential history, meeting when Jimmy was just three years old and Rosalynn was a newborn.
They celebrated their 77nd wedding anniversary on July 7, 2023.
The couple first dated in 1945. A then 20-year-old Jimmy was attending the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, and stole a kiss from Rosalynn on their first date.
The pair have four children, and 21 grandchildren and great-grandchildren together.
The couple have four children, 21 grandchildren and great grandchildren together
A decades-long love story: Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter in 1946. The pair have been married for 77 years
Former President of the United States, Jimmy Carter walks with his wife, former First Lady, Rosalynn Carter towards their home following dinner at a friend’s home on Saturday August 04, 2018 in Plains