Kennebunkport, Main — Former President George H.W. Bush, during 91 a oldest vital former president, was being treated during a sanatorium early Thursday for a damaged bone in his neck suffered in a fall.
Bush, a 41st US president, fell on Wednesday during his summer home in Kennebunkport though was doing OK and was wearing a neck brace, a Bush orator said.
Bush was being treated during Portland’s Maine Medical Center, where a children’s sanatorium is named for his wife. The medical core reliable his condition was fast though pronounced it was beforehand to assume about when he’ll be released. It pronounced he would be there during slightest overnight.
Bush, who uses a motorized scooter or a wheelchair for mobility, has suffered other new health setbacks.
He was hospitalized for a week in Houston final December, and spent Christmas 2012 during a same Houston sanatorium for several health issues.
Bush, a Republican, served dual terms as Ronald Reagan’s clamp boss before being inaugurated boss in 1988. After one term, highlighted by a success of a 1991 Gulf War in Kuwait, he mislaid to Democrat Bill Clinton amid voters’ concerns about a economy.
Bush, a father of Republican former President George W. Bush, was a naval flier in World War II and was shot down over a Pacific. He also was a former US envoy to China and a CIA director.
He has skydived on during slightest 3 of his birthdays given withdrawal a White House. He distinguished his 90th birthday by creation a tandem parachute burst nearby his Kennebunkport home. He distinguished a low-key 91st birthday with his family there.
During a winter, Bush and his wife, Barbara Bush, live in Houston.
Another Bush son, Republican former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, is using for boss in 2016.