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Ailing former US First Lady Barbara Bush seeks comfort care

ANI  |  Washington D.C. [United States] 

Ailing Former of the has decided to be in care than seeking medical assistance.

family spokesperson took to his account to quote a statement issued by the office of Former George W Bush, to inform that Barbara (92 years), following the recent series of hospitalization, has now decided to seek care instead of being hospitalised.

"Following a series of hospitalisations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on care. It will not surprise those who know her that has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself thanks to her abiding faith-but for others," as per the statement.

Bush further ensured family support to Lady Barbara and expressed his gratitude towards those offering prayers for her.

"She is surrounded by a family she adores, and appreciates the many kind messages and especially the prayers she is receiving", Bush added.

is one of only two first ladies who was also the mother of a US The other was Abigail Adams, wife of and mother of

She married in 1945. Later her son was sworn in as the US

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 01:20 IST