99-year old Grandfather just broke his femur


#1

Hey guys,

Please pray for my 99-year old grandfather who fell on the patio yesterday and broke his femur. This is a VERY bad fracture for anyone, let alone for someone his age. My brother who’s a doctor said it’s worse than if he had broken his hip.

The last I heard, he’s in a lot of pain, but relieved somewhat by morphine.

He only has 4 months to go before his 100th b-day, but God may be calling him earlier than we originally hoped.

Thanks everyone,
Jim


#2

Your grandpa is in my prayers tonight.


#3

Praying for the both of you!
Kathy


#4

Praying…

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with Thee, Blessed art Thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of Thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Amen


#5

It has been my experience, as an EMHC to the sick, that hospitalization can be very disorienting to an older person. I am not sure what to do for it, except visit him as much as possible and keep him current on family activities. The hospital may have a social worker who can advise you on this.


#6

:crossrc:


#7

Your grandpa is in my prayers. :gopray:


#8

Thanks everybody for the prayers; my Grandpa had his surgery yesterday and it was a success! :thumbsup: Of course, given his age, we’re no where out of the woods. We’re all prepared for anything to happen. My parents just left for a vacation to Ireland today, so I hope the success of this surgery takes some worries off of my mom.

God bless you all,
Jim


#9

Dear Jim…Giving thanks for Graces already received and continuing to keep your Grandpa in daily prayer as he recovers - a safe and happy trip for your parents…Blessings - Barb


#10

Prayers :gopray2:


#11

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