The Civil Service Pensioners Alliance has been asked by Age NI to help them publicise this survey as an aid to setting up a Pensioners Parliament later in the year. Reaching as many older people as possible and hearing from them will assist them in understanding the issues that are important to us. CSPA would encourage as many of our members as possible to complete the survey and encourage your older friends to do so too.

As we begin to look forward to life after this pandemic, Age NI wants to hear from older people about what’s important to them now and looking ahead to the future.

We are also planning a Pensioners’ Parliament for later in 2021 and we will use this opportunity to reflect the issues of most importance to older people.

The Age NI Lived Experience 2021 survey will help us prepare for this event by highlighting the issues of most importance and ensuring we raise these with our elected representatives, policy-makers and decision-takers. 

Please help us to promote this survey with older people.

Lived Experience 2021 survey uses a ranking approach to determine what matters most to someone. We ask people to rank, from 1 to 5, the issues that are of most importance to them. One (1) is the most important and five (5) is the least important. The survey is short and should take 5 – 10 minutes to complete.

Here’s how you can help:

  • Invite older people to complete the survey by 31 March 2021. Here’s the link for those who can access the survey online:
  • Offer to support them if that’s appropriate e.g. during a check in phone call or similar contact
  • If they can’t do it online with or without your help, we can send you hard copies of the survey with Freepost envelopes so you can post them out or circulate and return to us – phone 028 9024 5729 or email [email protected] to request
  • If you are aged 55 or over, complete the survey yourself
  • Promote our survey on your own social media – RT and share our Twitter and Facebook posts

Attached are pdf and Word versions of the survey – if you prefer, you can print it out to complete and post it back or you can download it and fill in digitally and return by email to [email protected]

Thank you in advance for helping us to reach and hear the views of older people.

If you have any questions, please contact Age NI