Barbara Bush in failing health: statement

16 Abril, 2018, 00:46 | Author: Kelly Blake
  • Barbara Bush in failing health: statement

Barbara Bush is in failing health and will not seek additional medical treatment, the Bush family spokesman announced Sunday. Bush told an interviewer, "I sat next to her once, thought she was attractive, and I think she's very happy in Alaska, and I hope she'll stay there".

"Following a recent series of hospitalizations and after consulting with her family and doctors, Mrs". A statement from her office says she is focusing on "comfort care". She was being treated by bronchitis and the nation's 41st president was being treated for pneumonia. Her son, the 43rd U.S. president, is 71. She was also hospitalized after experiencing fatigue and coughing.

Mrs Bush played an active role whilst first lady, championing the cause of adult literacy among others.

Bush also revealed her secret for a long life: medical attention.

Bush, 92, has been fighting congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and has been hospitalized several times over the past year, CNN reported, citing a source close to the family.

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Former first lady Barbara Bush attends day two of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the Xcel Energy Center on September 2, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota.

"I have had great medical care and more operations than you would believe", she told the magazine.

Her other sons, former President George W. Bush and former Gov. Jeb Bush, have been in and out visiting her the past week.

The couple met at a Christmas dance in 1941, when Barbara Pierce was 16 and George Bush was 17.

Granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager posted a photo to Instagram earlier this week showing the four generations of Bush women.

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