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.
- 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.
- Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
- Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
- Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
- 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).
- Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
- 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)
National Programs in Action
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.