Rosalynn Carter's Dementia Battle
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has been diagnosed with dementia and has entered hospice care.
The Carter Center revealed Rosalynn Carter's diagnosis, which came just three months after her husband, former President Jimmy Carter, entered hospice care.
The Carter Center shared a statement from Rosalynn's family, expressing that she has been diagnosed with dementia but is in good spirits.
Dementia is a broad term for memory loss, with Alzheimer's being the most common cause.
Rosalynn Carter's battle with dementia began in May 2023, and she has also faced previous health issues.
Rosalynn Carter is currently living happily at home with her husband, and the Carter Center hopes that sharing her diagnosis will inspire others.