(From BBC News)
Ailing US former First Lady Barbara Bush has declined further medical treatment and will spend her time in “comfort care” with her family.
Mrs Bush, 92, made her decision after a series of recent hospital visits, a statement from the office of husband George HW Bush said.
Mrs Bush played an active role whilst first lady, championing the cause of adult literacy among others.
Her husband, at 93, is the longest-lived US president.
Mr Bush, the nation’s 41st president, has also suffered health issues, and spent a period in intensive care for pneumonia last year.