LATEST NEWS: Jimmy Carter celebrates his 99th birthday by attending the annual Peanut Festival in Georgia’s hometown with his wife Rosalynn SEVEN MONTHS after entering hospice care
- Carter entered hospice care in February
- Seven months into the health crisis, he attended a peanut festival in Georgia
- At 98 years old, he is the longest-living president in American history
Former President Jimmy Carter celebrated his 99th birthday by making his first public appearance since entering hospice care seven months ago.
Carter, 98, was greeted with loud applause Saturday as he headed to the Plains Peanut Festival in Georgia, where he was driven down the flag-lined street with former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in a black SUV.
The longest-living president in American history entered hospice care in February, announcing that he “decided to spend his remaining time at home with his family and receive hospice care” rather than be hospitalized.
Although many feared for the former peanut farmer and philanthropist, his presence at the festival on Saturday was warmly received.
Carter was spotted with former First Lady Rosalynn Carter on Saturday as he celebrated his 99th birthday at the Plains Peanut Festival in Georgia