Former President Jimmy Carter is hospitalized for a procedure to reduce the pressure on his brain.
The 95-year-old Carter was admitted to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Monday, with surgery scheduled for Tuesday morning, according to a statement from Carter Center.
The statement said that pressure on his brain was caused by bleeding "due to his recent falls".
"President Carter is resting comfortably, and his wife Rosaline is with him," the declaration concluded.
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The former president suffered injuries in a fall at his home last month, which necessitated getting stitches over his forehead.
The former president announced in 201
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The 39th commander-in-chief served from 1977 to 1981, when he was in his 50s.
Carter said earlier this year that he hoped "there is an age limit" for holding the highest elected office in the United States.