The fact of the matter is that if one intends to stay in the Windows ecosystem with an OS supported by Microsoft then getting Windows 10 is not optional. You can put it off for a short while longer, but January 2020 is getting really, really close.
Anyone who elects to use an unsupported OS as a "daily driver" OS connected to cyberspace is just begging for trouble.
Brian - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1809, Build 17763
Explanations exist; they have existed for all time; there is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong.
~ H.L. Mencken, AKA The Sage of Baltimore