Explore the following issues for each question:
1. What is the preferred future?
2. What is the current reality?
3. What are the gaps, leverage points, or strategic opportunities?

* 1. Are you satisfied with the quality of life in our community? (Consider your sense of safety, well-being, participation in community life and associations, etc.)

* 2. Are you satisfied with the health care system in the community? (Consider access, cost, availability, quality, options in health care, etc.)

* 3. Is this community a good place to raise children? (Consider school quality, day care, after school programs, recreation, etc.)

* 4. Is this community a good place to grow old? (Consider elder-friendly housing, transportation to medical services, churches, shopping; elder day care, social support for the elderly living alone, meals on wheels, etc.)