What we do need to care about is that there is never enough time in life, especially when you're trying to balance work and an end-of-life scenario. Randall worries he's not getting enough time with William because of his busy schedule.
Life feels like Pac-Man sometimes, I guess. It's the same game all over again. Same board. Same ghosts. Sometimes, you get a bunch of cherries but eventually and inevitably, those ghosts catch up with you.