Former President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding from recent falls.
The 95-year-old is being treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, a statement from The Carter Center revealed.
Statement about Jimmy Carter’s health pic.twitter.com/AUsaDTdRRB— The Carter Center (@CarterCenter) November 12, 2019
Back in May, Carter fell and broke his hip while heading out to hunt turkey. He was in great spirits though, saying he wanted to fill his turkey tag before the season ended.
He fell again last month and broke his pelvis.
Many took to Twitter to offer condolences and prayers for the longest living president:
Sending healing vibes, and all my best hopes for a full recovery, to President Jimmy Carter, who is undergoing brain surgery. A concerned nation and world hold you in our hearts.— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) November 12, 2019
Please join me in praying for President Jimmy Carter tonight.— Travis Akers (@travisakers) November 12, 2019
He has been hospitalized for a procedure to be performed on Tuesday morning to relieve pressure on his brain due to his recent falls.
Erica and I have President Carter and Rosalynn in our prayers tonight, hoping for his full recovery. https://t.co/L7KhxwZXBT— Julián Castro (@JulianCastro) November 12, 2019
Sending a world of prayers and an ocean of love to President Carter. https://t.co/sHnAyoslx2— Gwen Graham (@GwenGraham) November 12, 2019
??Former President Jimmy Carter will undergo a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, per @CarterCenter. The pressure was triggered by bleeding in the brain caused by recent falls.— Dr. Dena Grayson (@DrDenaGrayson) November 12, 2019
Wishing President Carter a successful procedure and recovery.????????https://t.co/vgducsHaUh