Jimmy Carter Is 'Okay' After Dehydration Scare At Habitat For Humanity Site

Jimmy Carter Is 'Okay' After Dehydration Scare At Habitat For Humanity Site

Former President Jimmy Carter is being treated for dehydration after collapsing iun Canada, according to the CBC.

Thursday afternoon, a spokesperson for George W. Bush released a statement: "God Bless him, and we hope he is fine".

"He encourages everyone to stay hydrated and keep building", Reckford adds.

Carter was in Winnipeg for Habitat for Humanity, a week-long event where volunteers build homes for local families.

They were scheduled to be part of the build for Thursday and Friday.

The former president's motorcade is seen parked outside of St. Boniface General Hospital in Winnipeg.




The last time Carter was in Manitoba was 1993, when he lent a hand at the construction sites for 18 other Winnipeg homes through the Habitat organization.

The former president famously has not relaxed in his golden years, traveling the world for a variety of humanitarian causes and earning the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for his peacekeeping efforts.

Carter is 92 years old.

Carter, who served from 1977 to 1981 as the 39th U.S. president, has been in remission from cancer since undergoing surgery in 2015 to remove a small mass on his liver.

The peanut farmer from Georgia has lived longer after his term in office than any other president in USA history.

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