And then the Best Buy salesman tossed in a suggestion I hadn’t expected: “You could always get her a MacBook.”
“Some things will look a little different. Some of the programs she works with would be different. But there’s a simple reason to buy a MacBook.”
“There is? What?”
“They last twice as long.” More here.
I guess most people look at the operating system before anything else and don’t want to try something new. I was like this years ago, but that was when there were many tasks that were very hard to do on macOS. I would never go back now.