“Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care,” spokesman Jim McGrath stated in a information launch.
McGrath didn’t elaborate as to the character of Bush’s well being issues. She has been handled for many years for Graves’ illness, which is a thyroid situation.
“It will not surprise those who know her thatBarbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself — thanks to her abiding faith — but for others,” McGrath stated. “She is surrounded by a family she adores and appreciates the many kind messages and especially the prayers she is receiving.”
Bush is one among solely two first girls who was additionally the mom of a president. The different was Abigail Adams, spouse of John Adams and mom of John Quincy Adams.
She married George H.W. Bush in 1945. They had six kids and have been married longer than any presidential couple in American historical past.
Eight years after she and her husband left the White House, Mrs. Bush stood together with her husband as their son George W. was sworn in as president.