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Jimmy Carter to Receive Hospice Care

Former President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, decided to receive hospice care at his home with his family instead of undergoing further medical intervention.

Jimmy Carter, Former President of the United States
Jimmy Carter, Former President of the United States

Carter's Health Issues

The 98-year-old former President, who has lived longer after leaving the White House than any former President in US history, has suffered from various health issues in recent years, including melanoma that spread to his liver and brain. Despite this, he responded well to the treatment he received.

Jimmy Carter's Legacy

Carter served as the President of the United States from January 1977 to January 1981 as a Democrat. He faced economic challenges at home during his four-year term and the Iran hostage crisis. Despite these challenges, Carter played a crucial role in brokering the Camp David accords, which led to the landmark Egypt-Israel peace treaty. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for his relentless efforts to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts and promote democracy, human rights, and economic and social development.

Humanitarian Work

After leaving office, Carter rehabilitated his legacy through his humanitarian work. He was often seen volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, building affordable houses with a hammer. Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, who he married in 1946, have four children and have requested privacy during this time.