Sad news about Jimmy Carter, the former US President

Former US President Jimmy Carter, aged 98, has decided to halt medical treatment and transition to hospice care after a series of hospital admissions. The Carter Center conveyed, “Former US President Jimmy Carter today chose to spend his final days at home with his family and accept hospice care rather than additional medical treatment.”

This decision has the full support of his family and medical team, who also request privacy during this time. Carter served as president from 1977 to 1981 and established the Carter Center in 1982, supporting humanitarian endeavors.

Carter’s contributions extend globally, earning him the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for his work co-founding the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. He engaged in diplomatic missions, joining The Elders in 2007, a group of prominent world leaders advocating for peace and human rights.

In 2015, Carter faced metastatic cancer but recovered after treatment. Throughout his life, he authored 30 books, engaged in charitable activities, and remained active in teaching Sunday school. He and his wife Rosalynn have a large family with three sons, one daughter, 12 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.