# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Family and Human Services II Task 1081124209

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Research characteristics associated with older adults.


Research should include
  • changing physical abilities (e.g., strength and mobility)
  • increase in dependency
  • physical and mental healthcare needs
  • family and social issues (e.g., isolation, hunger, transportation, digital divide)
  • financial concerns.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the characteristics of older adults?
  • What information would assist in addressing care requirements for older adults?
  • What resources address the needs of older adults?
  • How do needs requirements address a client’s specific characteristics?
  • When would a professional provide care based on a physical or a social trait?
  • How could a professional develop a plan of care for an older adult?
  • How could a professional share resources about older adults with colleagues?
  • Why would a professional create a plan of care to address client needs?
  • How might one use information to develop training programs for workers to understand the needs of older adults?
  • What kinds of training is available with regard to providing services for older adults?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Families First: Families Today


Families First: Meet the Challenge


Families First: You-Me-Us


Financial Fitness: Earning


Financial Fitness: Protecting


Financial Fitness: Saving


Financial Fitness: Spending


Power of One: A Better You


Power of One: Family Ties


Power of One: Working on Working


Student Body: The Fit You


Student Body: The Healthy You


Student Body: The Real You


Student Body: The Resilient You


FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Event Management


Interpersonal Communications


National Programs in Action


Professional Presentation


Public Policy Advocate


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Analyze the impact of conditions that could influence the well-being of individuals and families.


Describe needs and accommodations for people with a variety of conditions that could affect their well-being.


Analyze ways in which individuals with conditions that affect their well-being influence the family and family members financially, socially, physically, and emotionally over the lifespan.