By The Daily Wire. Beloved former First Lady Barbara Bush announced Sunday that she will not continue to seek medical treatment for a life-threatening illness that has lead to repeat hospitalizations. Instead, she will seek palliative care and spend her final days with her family.
The sad news came Sunday afternoon, in a statement from Bush family spokesperson Jim McGrath, posted to Twitter.
Statement by the Office of George H. W. Bush on the health of former First Lady Barbara Bush. pic.twitter.com/4csUS6IRKZ
— Jim McGrath (@jgm41) April 15, 2018
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Barbara Bush in Failing Health, Won’t Seek Further Treatment
By CNN. Former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health, a source close to the Bush family tells CNN.
The source said she is being cared for at her home in Houston and has decided she does not want to go back into the hospital. She has been on oxygen for some time.
Her husband, former President George H. W. Bush is with her, as are daughter Doro and sons Marvin and Neil. Her other sons, former President George W. Bush and former Gov. Jeb Bush, have been in and out visiting her the past week. . .
At 92 years old, Bush has been suffering for some time and has been in and out of the hospital multiple times in the last year while battling with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, and congestive heart failure. (Read more from “Barbara Bush in Failing Health, Won’t Seek Further Treatment” HERE)