Former President George H.W. Bush was discharged from a Biddeford hospital on Monday after being treated for low blood pressure, a spokesman said.

“The president is deeply appreciative both for the terrific care and the many good wishes he has received,” spokesman Jim McGrath wrote on Twitter.

Bush, the nation’s 41st president, was hospitalized at Southern Maine Health Care over the Memorial Day weekend because of low blood pressure and fatigue hours after attending a pancake breakfast at the American Legion post in Kennebunkport, according to his spokesman.

McGrath said in a tweet Wednesday that Bush was talkative and in good spirits but that the treatments to address his blood pressure “are expected to take several more days.”

Bush, 93, the nation’s longest-living president, has been hospitalized several other times in recent years because of failing health.

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