A little honesty please!

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I already know that what I’d like to see won’t happen, so perhaps this is merely a vent. Saw a commercial this morning for a financial planning company where a couple was depicted visiting their financial planning pros over the years, saving for goals such as a house, college for their children, trips, and finally the big goal, adding on to the house so grandma could move in. And here comes grandma, she comes to the door, fully made up, not one wrinkle, beautifully dressed, comes in and immediately starts engaging with her grandchildren. The daughter smiles and says “welcome home, mom” All I could think was, where is grandmas rollator, why doesn’t grandma have even one wrinkle, is there going to be a Depends leak, is grandma sure she knows who those grandchildren are, is grandma fighting this move and leaving her home, can grandma hide her stroke damage that well?????????? Life certainly colors your outlook doesn’t it?! I could write and direct a far more honest ad, but then no one would do business with that financial planner if they saw that possible outcome! Okay, I feel better now 😜

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LOL.. thanks for the good laugh everyone! I so agree with these silly commercials making everything seem so much better then it really is.

The "elders" I see are probably younger then me (in my 50's) with grey hair but young skin... all smiles. I like the home care ads where all the caregivers are blue eyed blonde hair women who are ultra focused on their client.. and always extremely happy. And "elders" who are still young looking and happy.. no walkers, wheel chairs or depends. They are so happy to get someone to help them... hmmm.. this isn't at all what I experienced. My parents were trying to throw their help out half the time.

Even my parent's memory care facility has a sales video that show all residents being engaged and happy, shows only the higher level residents and they all look so interactive.. all of them engaged in their activities. The meals... the "chef" is cutting fresh vegetables and cooking them in a small sizzling pan. Even though it is a good place and they do have activities and do have decent food.. it is nowhere near how they portray it in their ad.
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Jeanne,
Could you tell him how much you liked them as a child?
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Ahem. Jeanne. Sorry, but your little boy was completely correct in this instance. Tony the Tiger would never mislead little children, and in fact if I remember right recovered to win his boxing match purely by eating Frosties, which proves how good they are for you.
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My little boy asked me to buy Frosted Flakes.
"How do you know you'd like them? Have you had them at a friend's house?"
"They said on television that they are great!"
"Ah. Remember we talked about commercials? Those people are getting paid to say nice things about things you can buy. It is their job. It is not exactly lying, but it is more like pretending."
"Oh, no, Mom! This was Tony the Tiger and I know he wouldn't lie!"
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Well, thank God for you that Acorn stair lift runs with batteries Veronica. :)
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Say thanks to hubby from me Send. It has only happened on one day but happened several times. Nothing since.When my brain gets to a better place i will find the auto correct and have a chat with it. It is actually very useful because my never very good spelling is aging along with me.
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Because, Veronica, after awhile, the auto-correct is re-enabled with automatic updates happening to all of us, even when we turn OFF the autocorrect, it gets re-enabled.

Also, you will find that auto-correct is learning to correct from your history, words you have used before.....
So....just saying....lol....(and this is a joke) how often are you using the word "poop, poop, poop?"

Since I had to ask my hubs on your behalf, he wants to know how often? Lol. I told him you are a retired nurse, so very helpful to everyone, and you can say it as much as you want. It happens.

BTW, he says to go into your settings and turn off auto-correct.
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Why does my computer keep changing what I type? Is it a ghost or a gremlin?
I typed coal mine not calming
The other day every time I finished a sentence it put in poop poop poop
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GA they are just getting cleaned up before they get into bed. Both work in a calming and you know the joke about 2 miners at the urinal. Did you go home for lunch today Fred."?

Gershun. I have an Acorn stair lift and it is a life saver.
It actually runs on batteries that are constantly recharged so if the power goes out you can still finish your trip.
Of course in Canada maybe batteries are banned!!!!!!!!!
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"Would you like a nice bath?" :)

"How very dare you!" [slap]
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