Former First Lady Barbara Bush in failing health, won't seek treatment

Barbara Pierce Bush is the wife of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, and served as First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Birthday 6/8 1925, Photo Date: January 8, 1989 Photo: David Valdez via MGN.
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HOUSTON (AP)- (04/15/18)- A family spokesman says former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment.

Jim McGrath issued a news release Sunday saying that following a recent series of hospitalizations and after consulting with her family and doctors, the 92-year-old former first lady has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care.

He did not elaborate as to the nature of Bush's health problems.



 
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