Skip to comments.91 Year Old Grandma Broke Hip
Posted on 01/21/2014 8:00:37 PM PST by Pinkbell
Today my 91 year old Grandma fell. My Mom and Aunt went to her house as she was able to get to the phone (they'll probably get her a Life Alert bracelet now even though she has been vocal about not wanting one). She said it was her thigh that hurt, and she had no hip pain. However, she couldn't put weight on it. They called a life squad, and she was taken to the ER. The doctor surprised everyone when they said she had broken her hip. That's one thing you don't want on an elderly person.
The doctor said she has to have a full hip replacement in the morning. They want her walking as soon as possible which is good. A couple years ago she was in the hospital and in bed for a week. It took her several months to be fully walking again, and it wasn't even a leg related injury. It was just that the muscles must be used at that age. She ended up having to do therapy to recover in a nursing home, and she absolutely was miserable. She hated it. To top that off, she had a stroke that time because the doctor messed with her blood thinner, and she had a very difficult time. She's very independent.
The doctor was optimistic and said he had a 95 year old farmer who broke his hip, had the surgery, and is now back farming again. I hope my Grandma has such great results. Your prayers will be much appreciated.
He sounds like a good doctor. Prayers for a successful outcome.
My prayers for your sweet Grandma.
Prayers for Grandma
Prayers up for Grandma, for you, and for the whole family.
It’s harder raising parents than it is kids.
My Parents are 90 and 89. They need help, but they won’t take any steps towards that goal.
Both have fallen so many times I can’t keep up.
I can understand how they don’t want to give up, but one of these days, I’ll get a call, that they’ve fallen and won’t get up.
Good luck to you.
Lord please, your perfect intervention for this grammy.
More prayers in the morning.
God bless your Grandma.
Prayers up for your Grandma and comfort for you.
Prayer’s up for you and your grandmother!
Pinkbell,Gotta love her spirit.Will put her on our prayer forum on Facebook and remember her in a special way with many souls.((((Hugs))) Fatima
Sorry to hear about your grandma, whom I will include I my prayers. My mom broke her hip two weeks ago just days before her 85th birthday. Her break turned out to be the kind that didn’t require hip replacement. She is doing well post-operatively and is now in the rehab facility.
I found this link to be very informative.
Prayers up for your Grandmother! My 95 yr old Aunt Mary broke her hip a couple of weeks ago, and had hip surgery the following day. She’s doing pretty well in rehab.
This is different from that last time, which sounds like atrophy. They get you up immediately so there is very fast recovery. Someone I know had a hip replacement 3 years ago, and they got up two days after surgery. Three years later she had to have the other one replaced and they got her up the day after surgery. They are learning how to make it easier and easier.
Still, since all outcomes are in the Lord’s hands, I send my most heartfelt prayers for your grandmother. May He watch over all aspects of her surgery and recovery and everything else that she needs.
Good news!!! She lives in an amazing age when science is able to all kinds of wonderful things
My friend broke her hip at the age of 95. 8 weeks later we were on a cruise and had a great time.
She walked up the stairs every morning to greet her family and the last day of the cruise I got her out of the wheel chair and we danced on
We spent the next 6 years traveling all over the US, Caribbean and Mexico.
For her 100th Christmas and New Years we spent two weeks in Vegas.
On New Years she stayed up til 3am making us laugh.
Point is, you can certainly continue living a very full life after a hip operation.
Just be all smiles when she comes out of recovery.
It is more uplifting to the spirit to be of good cheer.
Ping me if you need anything.
Prayers up for your Grandmother.
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