Oh no. Former President George H.W. Bush, 91, was hospitalized on July 15 after taking a serious fall in his home in Kennebuckport, Maine, according to a new report.
George H. W. Bush, 91, reportedly suffered a serious fall while in his Maine home on July 15. The former President broke a vertebrae in his neck and was immediately rushed to a nearby Portland hospital. Is he OK? Find out all the details.
George is said to be “very stable,” according to CNN, and was never disoriented. “We are not expecting a long stay,” his spokesman, Jim McGrath told the outlet. Such a relief to hear! Jim also took to Twitter to assure that George will be alright.
41 fell at home in Maine today and broke a bone in his neck. His condition is stable — he is fine — but he’ll be in a neck brace.
— Jim McGrath (@jgm41) July 16, 2015
The former President, who turned 91 last month, revealed that he suffered from Parkinson’s disease a couple years ago. Since then, he has been hospitalized a few times. In 2014, he was hospitalized for experiencing a shortness of breath. In 2012, he spent the holidays in intensive care for bronchitis-like symptoms.
George H.W. Bush’s Impressive Presidential Accomplishments
George served as President from 1988-1992 and was mainly prided on his accomplishments in foreign affairs. On the home front, he signed the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which prohibited discrimination of disabled individuals. He also reauthorized the Clean Air Act, which requires cleaner burning fuels.
Our thoughts go out to George as he makes a full and healthy recovery. HollywoodLifers, share your thoughts and messages to the former President in the comments below.
— Julianne Ishler