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Jimmy Carter’s grandson says he believes ailing former president nearing the end • Georgia Recorder
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The grandson of former President Jimmy Carter offered an replace on his grandfather’s situation Tuesday on the Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Psychological Well being Coverage, which was the primary held because the former first woman’s loss of life.

Grandson Jason Carter stated he visited his grandfather at his residence in Plains a pair weeks in the past to look at an Atlanta Braves baseball recreation.

“I stated, ‘Pawpaw, individuals ask me the way you’re doing, and I say, I don’t know.’ And he stated, ‘nicely, I don’t know myself,’” Jason Carter stated in the course of the occasion on the Carter Middle in Atlanta. “He’s nonetheless there.” 

Jimmy Carter, who at 99 years previous is the longest lived president, has been in hospice care since early 2023. Rosalynn Carter, his spouse of 77 years, died in November.

Jason Carter stated he believes his grandfather is nearing the top.

“There’s part of this religion journey that’s so necessary to him, and there’s part of that religion journey that you simply solely can dwell on the very finish. And I feel he has been there in that house,” Jason Carter stated. 

His grandfather’s time in hospice care has been a reminder of the work Rosalynn Carter did to advance caregiving and psychological well being, he stated.

“The caregiving related to psychological well being and psychological sickness is so essential and so basic to the work that all of us do on this room and to her legacy that it’s outstanding and necessary, and we’ve all skilled it very first hand during the last yr so we give thanks for that as nicely,” Jason Carter stated. 

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