Image: Betty and Gerald Ford
Kevin Lamarque  /  Reuters file
Former U.S. President Gerald Ford stands with his wife, Betty, following a tribute in his honor in August 2000.
updated 4/21/2006 2:57:43 PM ET 2006-04-21T18:57:43

Former first lady Betty Ford returned home Friday after an overnight stay at Eisenhower Medical Center for undisclosed tests, a family spokeswoman said.

Ford, who turned 88 last month, had an appointment for tests Thursday afternoon, spokeswoman Penny Circle said.

Circle said Ford has been in good health and there was nothing to be concerned about.

“She has returned home and will resume a normal schedule,” Circle said Friday morning.

Former President Gerald Ford, 92, who was hospitalized 12 days in January with pneumonia, remained at the couple’s Thunderbird Estates home about a mile from the medical center.

The nation’s oldest living former president and his wife have lived in Rancho Mirage since leaving the White House in 1977.

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