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To better learn about the potential audience for Wider Horizons programs here at WHYY, please complete the following survey.


What age group are you in?




What is your gender




What is your marital status?




What is your education?




What county and state do you live in?


County: State:



Are you a caregiver?




Are you homebound?




Do you live...




How do you spend time during the day?




Do you spend your leisure time...(check any)


Traveling Art/crafts Volunteering

Reading Gardening Cooking
Other



Do you use a computer?...(check any)


At a library or community center
At home
At work
No



If so, how many hours a day?




If so, do you use the Internet?




If Yes, have you visited WHYY's Web site?




Do you watch TV during the day?




If so, how many hours a day?




Do you listen to radio during the day?




If so, what kind of programming?




Do you listen to 91FM, WHYY's public radio service?




Do you listen to...


Books on tape? Musical recordings?



What kind of music do you like?




What news programs do you watch on TV?




Where do you turn for news on radio?




What newspapers do you read on a daily or weekly basis?




What are your favorite programs on TV or cable?





Please tell us whether you would tune to a TV or radio program on each of the following topics:


Would
definitely
tune
in
Might
tune
in
Probably
would
not
tune
in
Definitely
would
not
tune
in
Retirement and estate planning
Living on a limited income
Understanding health insurance and Medicare
Retirement housing and long term care options
Health information
Nutrition, cooking tips
Tips for being safe, preventing falls
Alternative therapies - vitamins, herbs, acupuncture, meditation
Sexuality in later life
Staying independent, home modification
Grandparents raising grandchildren
Projects bringing young and old together
Oral histories and profiles of interesting older people
Interviews with collectors and buffs
Nostalgia quiz program
Local history
International news
Travel to sights and cities around the world
Armchair travel - tours of museums
Armchair travel - shopping trips
Lectures and general studies courses
Arts performances in the region
Computer courses for email and Internet
How to preserve memories and photographs
Mental health in later life
Role of spirituality and religion
Aging, memory and the brain
How to have the death you want

Would you find the following service useful?


Very
Useful
Somewhat
useful
Not
very
useful
Not
useful
at
all
Town meetings on issues of aging
Caregiver training and support
Community Resources online directory
Regional cultural calendar
Volunteer opportunities
Health information database
Online chat with program hosts or experts
WHYY video lending library
Audio reading service, dramatizations
Discussion groups
Computer and Internet training

Do you have additional suggestions for future topics or for people we should talk to in planning the Wider Horizons service?




We would like to keep you informed of our plans. If you are interested, please give us your email or mailing address:




Many thanks for your help!