"It's hard to live until you're 95 years old. I think the best explanation for that is to marry the best spouse, someone who will take care of you and engage and do things to challenge you and keep you alive and interested in life.”
President Jimmy Carter in a 2019 interview, crediting his longevity to his wife, Rosalynn Carter. The two have been married 76 years. More below on President Carter and the Carter Center announcement about the former president receiving hospice care.
🗓 THE WEEK AHEAD
Monday: Presidents Day/Washington’s Birthday. Check out our background on today’s federal holiday here. Meanwhile, President Biden kicks off a three-day trip to Poland to meet with NATO allies. He also made a surprise stop in Ukraine on Monday (more below). And China’s top diplomat is visiting Moscow, signifying a deepening relationship between the two countries amidst the war in Ukraine.