“Your partnership in improving the world has always meant more to Jimmy than any tangible gift,” Rosalynn Carter wrote. “And this year all he wants for his birthday is for everyone to make a renewed commitment to peace and everything it entails, including improving health and building hope among the world’s poorest people.”
At 94 now, Carter is already the oldest living president, past or present. He has been out of the Oval Office since January 1981.
Despite being slowed by hip surgery in May, Carter is still active.
On Oct. 6, he and Rosalynn Carter are scheduled to begin a six-day trip to Nashville where he will help build houses for Habitat for Humanity.