Former President Jimmy Carter has had a rough go of it recently. He was released from the hospital last week on November 27th after a 2-week stay where he had a procedure to release pressure on his brain.
STATEMENT FROM THE CARTER CENTER ON PRESIDENT CARTER'S SURGERYFormer U.S. President Jimmy Carter is recovering at…
The 39th and oldest living President of the United States has fallen several times in recent months, including at least two falls in October alone. On October 21, he suffered a minor pelvic fracture after a fall at his home in Plains, Georgia.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter had a fall yesterday evening at his home in Plains, Ga. He has been admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center for observation and treatment of a minor pelvic fracture. He is in good spirits and is looking forward to recovering at home.
— The Carter Center (@CarterCenter) October 22, 2019
While on his way from church to lunch on October 6, Carter fell and hit his forehead on a sharp edge at his home. The injury required 14 stitches and left him with a bruised left eye.
Statement from The Carter Center on Jimmy Carter’s Health pic.twitter.com/Awhs6pdbGw
— The Carter Center (@CarterCenter) October 6, 2019
Prior to that early October fall, President Carter fell in May while heading out on a turkey hunt. He suffered a broken hip, and required surgery.
Over Thanksgiving weekend, he was admitted once again due to a urinary tract infection. The Carter Center released a statement saying, “Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Ga., this past weekend for treatment for a urinary tract infection. He is feeling better and looks forward to returning home soon.”
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Ga., this past weekend for treatment for a urinary tract infection. He is feeling better and looks forward to returning home soon. https://t.co/UHHhpTGHVj
— The Carter Center (@CarterCenter) December 2, 2019
The Carter Center says they will release another statement when he is recovering at home. We will pray for a speedy recovery for President Carter!
Watch him build houses with Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood in Tennessee shortly after his early October fall.