Eunice Kennedy Shriver In Critical Condition At Mass. Hospital

09/07/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

CAPE COD, Mass. — A family spokesman says Eunice Kennedy Shriver is in critical condition at a Massachusetts hospital.

Spokesman Stephen Rivers said Friday that the 88-year-old sister of President John F. Kennedy is surrounded by her family at Cape Cod Hospital. He says her husband, children and all her grandchildren are at her side.

Shriver is renowned in her own right for founding the Special Olympics.