As a member of the WHO Age-Friendly global network City of Melville is always interested in hearing from you about how we can be more age-friendly. Over the past 4 years we have been collecting information from people aged 50+ and as we begin to create your plan for the next 5 years, we invite you to complete this survey. The closing date will be Friday 10 March 2017.

* 1. Which is your home surbub?

* 2. Age Range

* 3. Gender

* 4. Do you identify as:

* 5. Do you belong to any of the following?

* 6. Which of the following statements best applies to you?

* 7. Are you still or do you intend to continue working beyond retirement age? If yes which of the following best describes your reasons

* 8. Are you a volunteer for a group or organisation?

* 9. Do you attend one-off community activities or events in the City of Melville?

* 10. How would you rate the City of Melville's provision of information about senior related activities, events and developments?

* 11. What is your preferred method of communication?

* 12. How would you rate the level of community support you have as an older person/senior?

* 13. Do you use public transport

* 14. If yes, how do you rate the ease of using public transport (bus, train) for you to get to appointments, shopping and activities within the City of Melville?

* 15. If you answered "no" to the question on public transport, do you require assistance with transport for the following reasons

* 16. The City of Melville has established Melville Age-Friendly Accessible Business (MAFAB) network to encourage businesses to learn more and share with each other the benefits of providing good quality, respectful customer services to seniors. As a senior, how would you rate the quality of service you experience from local businesses?

* 17. The City maintains a secure and confidential database of email addresses that allows information regarding events in the City and other senior related activities to be forwarded to you directly. If you would like your name entered, please complete the following.

* 18. Do you have any suggestions for activities, events, initiatives or improvements for senior that are not listed here that you would like to tell us about?

* 19. If you choose to remain living in the City of Melville in the future, which do you think would be your main concerns? From the list below, please identify your top 5 areas of concern in order with "First" being most important and "Fifth" being least.  You will not be able to rank every item on the list.

  First Second Third Fourth Fifth N/A
Affordability of housing
Rising cost of living
Choice of appropriate housing styles
Ability to downsize house or develop current property to downsize
Access to  conveniently located shop, medical services, hardware store
Ability to maintain current property including gardens physically and financially
Accessibility and affordability of aged care facilities
Lack of community home support services
Feeling personally unsafe
Concerns regarding community safety
Lack of suitable and convenient transport
Lack of and ease of car parking hear service/shopping centres
Unsafe and busy roads
Difficulties in crossing major highways and heave traffic roads as a pedestrian
Hazards on footpaths, lack of footpaths
Reduction in income
Lack of affordable recreational pursuits
Lack of social opportunities

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