Former first lady Rosalynn Carter has dementia, her family says

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has been diagnosed with dementia, according to her family.

Background: Rosalynn Carter, 95, has been a longtime advocate for mental health care throughout her life.
* She and former President Jimmy Carter, who is now in hospice care, established The Carter Center in Atlanta in 1982.
* Rosalynn’s work in mental health began during her time in the Georgia Governor’s Mansion, continued throughout their time in the White House, and at The Carter Center.

Her impact: In her 1994 book, ~~”Helping Yourself Help Others
* She aimed to focus attention on caregivers, empathize with them, and advocate for their special needs while offering advice on best practices.

Personal life: The Carters hold the record for the longest presidential marriage in U.S. history, celebrating their 76th wedding anniversary on July 7, 2022.
* Together they have four children, 12 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

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