Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter diagnosed with dementia – read family statement

Rosalynn Carter, former First Lady of the United States, has been diagnosed with dementia at the age of 95, according to a new statement released by the Carter Center.

The statement, which came from their homebase near Atlanta, Georgia, reads: “The Carter family is sharing that former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has dementia.

“She continues to live happily at home with her husband, enjoying spring in Plains and visits with loved ones.”