Ailing US former First Lady Barbara Bush has declined further scientific remedy and can spend her time in “comfort care” along with her circle of relatives.
Mrs Bush, 92, made her choice after a sequence of latest hospital visits, a commentary from the administrative center of husband George HW Bush stated.
Mrs Bush performed an lively position while first girl, championing the reason for grownup literacy amongst others.
Her husband, at 93, is the longest-lived US president.
Mr Bush, the country’s 41st president, has additionally suffered well being problems, and spent a duration in in depth care for pneumonia remaining 12 months.
The commentary from his administrative center learn: “It will not surprise those who know her that Barbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself – thanks to her abiding faith – but for others.”
It added: “She is surrounded by a family she adores, and appreciates the many kind messages and especially the prayers she is receiving.”
The commentary didn’t divulge the character of Mrs Bush’s illnesses.
Mr Bush, who served as US president from 1989-93, suffers from a type of Parkinson’s illness and makes use of a wheelchair.
The couple had been married for 73 years.
Their son, George W Bush, was once elected president in 2000 and served two phrases because the country’s 43rd president.