First there were opportunities to meet middle-aged men. “Yuck!”
Next came offers for spectacles and hearing aids. “Really!”
They were followed in quick succession by dentures, compression stockings and incontinence underwear. “Come on!”
The messages continued with ads for coach trips and stairlifts. “What the…?”
As she opened the browser on her smartphone and saw pop-ups for residential care she burst out laughing. “It’s as if someone’s trying to tell me something!”
The last time she looked in her inbox it contained a flyer for grave maintenance.