Former First Lady Barbara Bush's health is failing

Former First Lady Barbara Bush's health is failing

Ailing US former First Lady Barbara Bush has declined further medical treatment and will spend her time in "comfort care" with her family.

Family spokesman Jim McGrath on wrote on Twitter Sunday that the 92-year-old matriarch made the decision after consulting with her family and friends.

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said he was "praying" for Bush and her family and called her "a special woman, whose great faith and love for her country inspires us all". She married at age 19 while George Bush was a young naval aviator. She has been treated for decades for Graves' disease, which is a thyroid condition, had heart surgery in 2009 for a severe narrowing of her main heart valve and was hospitalized a year before that for surgery on a perforated ulcer.

Bush, who served as president from 1989 to 1993, has a form of Parkinson's disease and uses a motorized scooter or a wheelchair for mobility.

Former Presidents George W. Bush (right) and George H.W. Bush (left) wave with former First Lady Barbara Bush after arriving in Fort Hood, Texas, in April 2007.

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Mr Bush, who served as U.S. president from 1989-93, suffers from a form of Parkinson's disease and uses a wheelchair. On Valentine's Day 2017, the George H.W. Bush Library and Museum released a letter from its vault that could melt a heart of stone.

Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and mother to John Quincy Adams, was the first.

She met George H.W. Bush when she was a teenager. "He is the best - thoughtful and loving".

The wife of the 41st USA president and the mother of the 43rd, Bush is only the 2nd woman in American history to hold the distinction of being a First Lady and First Mother.

The source said she is being cared for at her home in Houston and has decided she does not want to go back into the hospital. They Wednesday in 1945 when she was 19 and would have six children, one of whom died at the age of 3. The foundation partners with local programs and had awarded more than $40 million as of 2014 to create or expand more than 1,500 literacy programs nationwide. She later said dyed hair didn't look good on her, the Associated Press reported, and credited the color to the public's perception of her as "everybody's grandmother".

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