Bar­bara Bush, 92, ‘in fail­ing health’

Afro Voice (National Edition) - - NEWS -

HOUS­TON: Former US first lady Bar­bara Bush is in “fail­ing health” af­ter a se­ries of hos­pi­tal­i­sa­tions and “has de­cided not to seek ad­di­tional med­i­cal treat­ment”, her hus­band’s of­fice said in a state­ment on Sun­day. It said that Bush, af­ter con­sult­ing with rel­a­tives and doc­tors, had de­cided to “fo­cus on com­fort care” at the fam­ily home in Hous­ton. “She is sur­rounded by a fam­ily she adores and ap­pre­ci­ates the many kind mes­sages and es­pe­cially the prayers she is re­ceiv­ing,” a state­ment from the of­fice of former pres­i­dent Ge­orge HW Bush said. – AFP

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