Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter mark their wedding anniversary. The two married July 7, 1946, when he was 21 and she was 18. Since then, they've built a family, having four sons and a daughter, Amy. They've lived in the Georgia governor's mansion and in the White House. And they've built hundreds of houses for needy families through Habitat for Humanity.

How you can wish Jimmy Carter a happy birthday as he approaches 95

What do you give a soon-to-be 95-year-old former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner who has everything?

Just a simple happy birthday.

That is what former first lady Rosalynn Carter is asking for this year as Jimmy Carter approaches his 95th birthday on Oct. 1.

» The Carters celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary

Rosalynn Carter, the former president’s wife of 73 years, sent out signed letters to friends and supporters, encouraging them to send the 39th president a virtual birthday message and “sign the birthday wall and let him know that you share his dreams for peace.”

“Your partnership in improving the world has always meant more to Jimmy than any tangible gift,” Rosalynn Carter wrote. “And this year all he wants for his birthday is for everyone to make a renewed commitment to peace and everything it entails, including improving health and building hope among the world’s poorest people.”

CLICK HERE: To send President Jimmy Carter a birthday greeting

FILE - In this June 9, 2019 file photo, former President Jimmy Carter smiles as he returns to Maranatha Baptist Church to teach Sunday School, less than a month after falling and breaking his hip, in Plains Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)

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At 94 now, Carter is already the oldest living president, past or present. He’s been out of the Oval Office for close to 40 years.

Despite being slowed by hip surgery in May, Carter is still active.

On Oct. 6, he and Rosalynn Carter are scheduled to begin a six-day trip to Nashville where he will help build houses for Habitat for Humanity.

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