"Joe is recovering well and everyone is confident he will be back to full health and on his feet again in no time," the source tells RadarOnline.com.
Jackson's illegitimate daughter, JohVonnie Jackson, 38, also confirmed that Joe had a "baby stroke (as he calls it) and is in the hospital."
She went on to reveal: "I spoke to him briefly and he sounded like the same ol' daddy."
As RadarOnline.com previously reported, Jackson, 83, is currently being treated at an undisclosed hospital.
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