The longest-lived U.S. president, Jimmy Carter announced in February that after a series of brief hospital stays, he would forgo further medical intervention and spend the remainder of his life at home.
Jimmy Carter, Georgia’s only former president, is now in hospice care. People are offering their prayers including legislators at the State Capitol. Lt. Governor Burt Jones offered a moment of silence for him and his family on Tuesday.
As former President Jimmy Carter continues to receive hospice care, we are highlighting his decades-long love for Habitat for Humanity. His dedication to the cause never lessened even into old age. We spoke to Georgians who built homes from the ground up with Jimmy Carter and Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.
A 450-foot mural honoring former U.S. president and Georgia native Jimmy Carter was placed on Georgia’s Own Credit Union building overlooking Atlanta’s skyline by an Atlanta-based artist, officials say.