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What do we all think about the new lot of Age UK ads? They're everywhere!

(7 Posts)
PurpleSara Mon 06-Jan-20 17:21:55

Is it just me or is it just lonely "old" people - it does not makes me love later life. Just sad about it. Thoughts?

NotSpaghetti Sun 23-Feb-20 01:50:41

I haven’t seen any of these at all. Where are you finding them?

BlueBelle Sun 23-Feb-20 05:02:28

I haven’t seen any either if they re ‘every where’ I seem to have missed them completely

harrigran Sun 23-Feb-20 08:55:32

I have never seen this before but there again we do not watch live TV.
Expensive adverts like this are probably a waste of money as the targeted group are not really watching.

Baggs Sun 23-Feb-20 08:59:28

When you say "Everywhere".........

I haven't seen them either.

Scribbles Sun 23-Feb-20 09:02:22

I hadn't seen them either but, now I've played the clip, I think it's a good ad.
It's not meant to make you "love later life"; it's intended to show how they can assist those who have little to love about their later lives.
Currently, I can visualise myself as one of their potential future clients so maybe I should text that number and make a payment "on account".
(See? The ad works!)

Daisymae Sun 23-Feb-20 10:12:07

I volunteered to Age UK, thinking that I would be a befriender. However I was told that there was no need and I ended up completing benefits applications.