Barbara Bush Declining Health

Sergio Conner
April 16, 2018

CNN reported Sunday that the 92-year-old is in failing health and is being cared for in her Houston home and is with her husband, former President George H.W. Bush.

Barbara Bush, one of the most popular members of her famous family, has made a decision to stop seeking medical treatment to prolong her life, a spokesman said on Sunday.

Many have said she's a mighty presence, but at the same time, she and husband President George H.W. Bush are regular people. "She is surrounded by a family she adores, and appreciates the many kind messages and especially the prayers she is receiving", the office of former President George W. Bush said in a statement Sunday. McGrath told KHOU that Mrs.

"I believe America is going to be better off if every family establishes a culture of service to others", Bush said. She has been treated for decades for Graves' disease, which is a thyroid condition.

She is the mother of George W. Bush, the 43rd USA president.

'We're grateful for her, for everybody's prayers and thoughts, and just know the world is better because she's in it, ' Hager added.

She started the Barbara Bush Literacy Foundation "to improve the quality of life for Houstonians of all ages through the power of literacy". She is only the second first lady in American history whose son also ascended to the nation's highest office, the other being Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams.

"Barbara and I talked to her last night", she said.

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The family of Jacob Thompson, the nine-year-old Saco boy who received well-wishes and Christmas cards from hundreds of thousands of people around the world, is thanking former first lady, Barbara Bush, and wishing her well as she faces her latest health battle.

Their son, George W Bush, was elected president in 2000 and served two terms as the nations 43rd president.

Maine Medical Center President and CEO Rich Petersen released a statement saying, "Maine Medical Center and our children's hospital that is so honored to bear the name of First Lady Barbara Bush, is deeply saddened to learn of today's news. Mrs".

"She's with my grandpa, the man she's loved for over 73 years".

Along with her memoirs, she's the author of "C. Fred's Story" and "Millie's Book", based on the lives of her dogs.

An emotional Neil Bush reflected on his mother's life and legacy Monday in an interview with Great Day Houston host Deborah Duncan.

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy has distributed tens of millions of dollars in grants.

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