April 13. 2024. 6:34

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Former US president Jimmy Carter to receive home hospice care

Former US president Jimmy Carter has “decided to spend his remaining time at home” in hospice care after a series of short hospital stays, the 98-year-old’s family has said.

The statement, issued by the Carter Center on Saturday, said the ex-president’s choice had “the full of support of his family and his medical team”.

It also said the family “asks for privacy during this time and is grateful for the concern shown by his admirers”.

Mr Carter, a Democrat, was president of the US from 1977 to 1981. The late Ronald Reagan, a Republican, succeeded Mr Carter after defeating him at the end of his lone term in the Oval Office.

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Mr Carter won the 2002 Nobel peace prize for his sustained efforts to improve life for people living in poverty.

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– Guardian

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