Please complete this survey if you speak Australian English.

In the following, you will read 25 statements that are typical of the commentary you read in the media about people over 60. Each statement contains an “X”, followed by a list of 5 possible expressions for "X". For each statement, please choose the expression that you think is the most common. 

* 1. "X" lead an active and involved life.

* 2. "X" contribute economically to society.

* 3. "X" are unable to look after themselves and depend on others for help.

* 4. "X" prove an increasing economic burden on society.

* 5. "X" benefit the workforce through their experience.

* 6. "X" are vibrant and full of purpose.

* 7. "X" play an important role in their extended family's life.

* 8. "X" like to travel.

* 9. "X" are often lonely and bored.

* 10. "X" are tight-fisted with money.

* 11. "X" are wealthy and like to spend their money.

* 12. "X" have wisdom and can always be turned to for advice.

* 13. "X" are poor.

* 14. "X" serve as role models and are respected members of society.

* 15. "X" are more conservative in attitude and thinking.

* 16. "X" are more likely to cause road accidents.

* 17. "X" have no sex lives.

* 18. "X" are more likely to suffer from depression.

* 19. "X" are conscious about their health and lead a healthy lifestyle.

* 20. "X" have a sense of satisfaction with their life.

* 21. "X" are more susceptible to illnesses and disabilities.

* 22. "X" are reliable.

* 23. "X" are frail and fall more often.

* 24. "X" are often victims of mental and physical abuse.

* 25. "X" are forgetful.

Thank you for completing the questionnaire!
Could you please let us know your age and gender? The data will be used solely for statistical purposes.

* 26. What is your age?

* 27. What is your gender?

* 28. Please feel free to share any thoughts you have about the questionnaire in the box below.

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