Lately I’m meeting quite a few people who feel overwhelmed trying to decide where to move. All the options that exist in Victoria can be truly dizzying. What are the really important things to consider when it comes to choosing a new neighbourhood? You’ll find that your answers to the following questions will help you make a choice based on factors that really matter for your unique lifestyle. Let me know how it goes!
Where to Move Quiz
This quick and easy quiz will help you determine what you’re looking for in a new neighbourhood. For each question, choose the answer that best describes you.
1. Your ideal neighbourhood atmosphere is:
a) Quiet and secluded
b) On the periphery of town
c) In a main hub with stores and a bus route
2. When you need to get somewhere, you:
a) Drive yourself
b) Have friends/family/volunteers for occasional driving
c) Have no friend/family/volunteer rides
3. Your social activities can be described as:
A. Constantly going on outings (meals out, attending group events and visiting family and friends)
B. Going out a few times a week
4. Your health situation means you:
a) Frequently go to doctors, specialists, appointments or treatments
b) Usually have only one appointment per week
c) Usually have only one appointment per month
5. Do you have any pets?
a) A dog or cat that you’re not giving up
b) A dog or cat that you would consider having adopted
c) No pets
6. Describe your church activities:
a) Very active in a church
b) Go occasionally
c) Don’t go to church
7. Your mobility involves:
a) Using a wheelchair
b) Using a scooter or walker
c) No mobility aides
8. Do you have any hobbies?
a) You have a serious hobby
b) You occasionally enjoy the hobby if it’s available
c) You don’t have hobbies
9. Your sports and recreation habits include:
a) Regular exercise
b) Occasional exercise
c) No exercise
10. Help at home includes:
a) Personal or medical assistance on a daily basis
b) Only occasional personal or medical assistance
c) No assistance
Write down each of the answers that you chose on a piece of paper. These are the things that you’ll want to discuss with family, your Realtor or retirement community staff so they are aware of your preferences.
I hope you find the right neighbourhood for you!
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