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Elder Care- Your Thoughts And Opinions

Millions of elderly people in America need help with their daily care. What do you think about these issues?
Do you think there is an elder care crisis in America?
Yes, I do
No, I do not
I don't know
Sure- everything in our country is a "crisis"
Does this topic of elder care affect your or your immediate family personally?
Yes, we are dealing with this issue
Nope
Not yet, but soon
Not for a long time to come
Do you think most elderly Americans get better care at home or in a nursing home?
At home
Nursing home or similar facility
Depends (yes, an old joke, but couldn't resist)
I don't care to think about it
Have you ever been to a nursing home to visit someone?
Yes, often
Very rarely
Never
What's your overall opinion of nursing homes and similar facilities?
Hate them
Glad we have them- they do good work
There are good ones and bad ones
I have no opinion regarding them
What should be the government's role in elder care?
It should be deeply involved
Not involved at all
Government ruins everything it touches
It should be involved only when needed
How much should churches be involved?
A lot
Not at all
Churches ruin everything they touch
Some
Much more than government
Have you ever provided care for an elderly person for at least a few hours?
Yes, I have, several times
No, but I would/will if I am needed
Once or twice
I would never do that
I couldn't do that
Was the care you gave to a relative, friend or client?
Relative
Friend
Client
Two, or all, of the above
Never provided such care
Should elderly people have more, less or the same rights as everybody else?
More
Less
The same
I don't know
Should elder care workers be screened for "bad apples"?
Yes, definitely
No, not at all
Randomly
Only in facilities such as nursing homes
When you get to be a senior citizen (65 or older), what would be your first choice if/when you need care?
Nursing home
Care in my home by professionals
Care in my home by family
Wing it myself and take my chances
I'd rather die first
What age are you currently?
Teenager
Young adult
Middle aged
Elderly
What is your gender?
Male
Female
What is your race?
White
Black
Asian
Hispanic
Native American
Mixed
What is your income?
Okay, just threw that one in to make you defensive :-) Have a good day and thanks for responding to this poll!
This poll was created on 2005-04-26 12:34:25 by RightwingGrrr