- Rosalynn Carter, 96, is in a hospice care home in Plains, Georgia
- He has been battling dementia for several months; Jimmy Carter is also under hospice care at the couple’s home
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has been receiving 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 been receiving hospice care at her home, her family announced today. She and President Carter will be shown in 2021
“Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter was placed in home hospice. She and President Carter spend time with each other and their family.
“The Carter family continues to request privacy and appreciates the outpouring of love and support,” the statement read.
They are the longest married couple in the history of US presidents. They met when Jimmy was just three years old and Rosalynn was a newborn.
On July 7, 2023, they celebrated their 77th wedding anniversary.
The couple first met in 1945. Jimmy, then 20, was attending the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and stole a kiss from Rosalynn on their first date.
The couple has four children and a total of 21 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The couple has four children together, 21 grandchildren and great-grandchildren
A love story spanning decades: Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter in 1946. The couple has been married for 77 years
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter walks with his wife, former first lady Rosalynn Carter, toward their home after dinner at a friend’s house on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Plains