The family of former President Jimmy Carter shared the news of Rosalynn Carter’s dementia diagnosis.
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This announcement comes as Carter’s husband, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, has been receiving hospice care since February, opting out of additional medical intervention following a string of hospital visits, according to the center.

Rosalynn Carter has long been a mental health advocate, spending decades urging for better access for care and decreasing the stigma around mental health issues, the family added.

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