Former President George H.W. Bush remains hospitalized, still recovering

January 8, 2013 7:52:52 AM PST
A spokesperson for former President George H.W. Bush released a statement Monday saying he remains in a local hospital as he continues to recover.

The following statement was released Monday: "President Bush's recovery is continuing at The Methodist Hospital, where in recent days he has taken great pride watching big football wins by Texas A&M and the Houston Texans. While no immediate timeline has been set for the President's discharge, the Bushes wish to thank everyone for their many kind messages."

He was hospitalized on November 23, 2012 for treatment of a bronchitis-related cough. He was moved to intensive care at the Houston hospital on Dec. 23 after he developed a fever.

Bush, the 41st president, is the country's oldest living former president by a few months.


If you would like to send a get well card to President George H.W. Bush you can send it to:

    George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
    Attn: President George Bush
    1000 George Bush Drive West
    College Station, TX 77845


The Associated Press contributed to this story