Senior Community Questionnaire Results

In January 2011, the Senior Committee (changed to "Commission" in June.2012) coordinated a community questionnaire mailed to 4,530 Los Altos and Los Altos Hills residents, age 55 and up. The questionnaire had a 23% response rate, with 1,032 questionnaires returned.

Sample Questionnaire
Basic Summary

There were five top emergent needs identified by the Questionnaire:

  1. Transportation
  2. Aging in Place/Community
  3. Improved Senior Center
  4. Keeping Active—Physically, Mentally and Socially
  5. Emergency Preparedness

The Senior Commission uses the questionnaire, the City’s goals and the Age Friendly Cities initiative as guidelines for the creation of their yearly work plan.