• Barbara Bush is 'alert', talking - and enjoyed a glass of bourbon

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former First Lady Barbara Bush is alert, having conversations, and enjoying bourbon despite her failing health.
    She has COPD, which makes it harder for her to breathe, and congestive heart failure.
    Bush decided to forgo any more medical treatment and seek "comfort care" at home, surrounded by family.
    Former first lady Barbara Bush appears to be doing well at home despite her failing health.
    Monday night, Bush was alert and was having conversations - along with a glass of bourbon - despite her COPD making it difficult for her to breathe, a source close to the family told Jenna Gibson of CBS...
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