It’s human nature for us to assume we’re immortal. This seems to be the thought for many, particularly the younger generation.
We often live as though we hadn’t a care in the world, leaving no room in our minds to consider the inevitable end we all will face at one point or another.
The moments this reality hits hardest is when an accident occurs. At that moment, your priorities alter a bit, steering your main concern toward the afflicted one.
When a family member undergoes a traumatic event, such as surgery, there’s always cause for concern. Despite the advancements in the medical world, that seems not to fully comfort the family as they patiently await their loved one to be out of a procedure. Knowing they're safe, sound, and on the fast track to recovery is all they have on their minds.
The British royal family definitely was on edge in recent times as 96-year-old Prince Philip underwent hip surgery. Age plays a factor in the way operations are done, and those near and dear, as well as everyone across the globe, waited patiently to hear the news that his surgery was a success.
The world sighed in relief as they publicly announced that all went as planned and he was on the fast track to recovery. One great concern of many was if he was past the age where he should be going under the knife for a major operation such as this.
Highly skilled doctors have weighed in on the matter and put all our worries and questions to rest.