Jimmy Carter, a former president of the United States,98, will enter hospice care.
The Carter Center announced "Former US President Jimmy Carter today decided to spend his remaining time at home
with his family and receive hospice care instead of additional medical intervention,"
"The Carter family asks for privacy during this time and is grateful for the concern shown by his many admirers," the statement concluded.
"He has the full support of his family and his medical team," The Carter Center announced.
In October, he broke the previous record for the longest-living US president.
President George H.W. Bush, the previous titleholder, passed away at the age of 94.
President Carter and Rosalynn Carter established the Carter Center in 1982.
At age 93, Carter's most recent book was released.
The Carters volunteered with Habitat for Humanity for a week every year up to the start of the COVID-19 epidemic in 2020.
In his native Georgian town of Plains, President Carter additionally instructed Sunday school lessons.