1. Are you going to move to another company if you don’t get the promotion you are expecting?
  2. Are you planning to open your own business when you retire? What kind of business would it be?
  3. Are your parents in a nursing home now?
  4. At this stage of your life, are you beginning to make plans for your retirement years? Why?
  5. Do you consider spending the rest of your career in your present company? Why?
  6. Do you ever get tired of family duties?
  7. Do you expect any promotion sometime soon?
  8. Do you have a pension plan?
  9. Do you intend to look for another job after you retire? Why?
  10. Do you think sending your loved ones to nursing homes is a kind of abandonment?
  11. Do you think we should take care of our parents when they grow old? Is it a family duty?
  12. Do you think you would be able to save enough for your retirement years?
  13. Does the government in your country care of people in their old age?
  14. During retirement, where would you like to stay, in the city or in the province?
  15. Five years from now, what do you think would be the improvements in your career?
  16. Five years from now, what do you think would be the improvements in your career? How about 10 to 20 years?
  17. How much does it cost to keep your loved ones in a nursing home?
  18. How would you rate your career in general? (For retired people)
  19. How would you spend your daily life after retirement?
  20. If you can still work after your mandatory retirement, will you look for another job?
  21. In one word, how would describe your career?
  22. In your culture, do the children have to support their parents financially after they retire?
  23. Is it common in your country to leave for another one after retirement?
  24. Ranging from 1-10, 10 being the highest, how would you rate your career? Why?
  25. What are the pros and cons of being in a nursing home? Do the pros outweigh the cons?
  26. What are the three (3) things you would like to accomplish/have before and after you retire?
  27. What are the three things you would like to accomplish/have before and after you retire?
  28. What are your goals before you retire?
  29. What is the age for mandatory retirement in your country?
  30. What is your major goal before you retire?
  31. What kind of business would it be?
  32. What would be a perfect retirement for you?
  33. Where would you like to spend your retirement years? Why?
  34. Why do you think people send their elders to nursing homes?
  35. Would you consider living in a retirement home when you’re older?
  36. Would you consider retiring early if you make it big?
  37. Would you like to live together with your children even if they are already married? Why?
  38. Would you like to spend the rest of your life in another country?

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