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B.B. King announces that he's under hospice care in Las Vegas home

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Blues legend B.B. King provided a short health update Friday on his website. “I am in home hospice care at my residence in Las Vegas. Thanks to all for your well wishes and prayers,” he writes. Last month, the 89-year-old guitarist was hospitalized for dehydration related to his Type II diabetes. He was similarly hospitalized last October.

An ambulance was sent to King’s residence Thursday night and someone was hospitalized after “what was characterized as a dispute over medical care,” per The Associated Press.