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Sargent Shriver hospitalized in Maryland

January 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Maria Shriver's father, Sargent Shriver, remains hospitalized in critical condition Monday morning in Maryland, according to a family spokesperson.Shriver was admitted at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda on Sunday. Hospital officials aren't commenting on Shriver's condition or why he was admitted.

The 95-year-old is the former director of the Peace Corps and was also the Democratic vice-presidential nominee in 1972.

In 2003, Shriver announced he had Alzheimer's disease.

Shriver's wife and Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver died in 2009.