Area Office on Aging Website Assignment

Each student will visit the Area Office on Aging website ( and explore what information the website has to offer. Then they will do the following:

  • Click on the “Services” tab at the top of the main page.
  • Browse though some of the 1400 services within all counties in Ohio
  • Select five different services (of your choice) that you found interesting

In a Microsoft Word document (that you will submit online), you need to include the following information:

Part 1:

  1. The names of the five services/organizations websites that interested you the most (this can be bulleted)
  2. Which one of these 5 do you believe would be most beneficial for older adults and why (approximately half a page)?
  3. Locate and identify at least three other organizations in
    which one could find similar services offered as what is offered in your
    selected #2 above. Include the names and the websites (or phone
    numbers) of these organizations.

Part 2:

Using the same website, click on “Events” and read through the list
of upcoming events. On the same Word document that you had Part 1,
include the following:

  1. Identify which 3 events (and dates) within the next two months
    that you would recommend to an older adult that you know. This can be
    done in a bulleted list.
  2. Describe why you believe these events would be beneficial for this older adults that you know (approximately half a page).

Students will be graded using the following criteria:

Identifies current and appropriate sources from the website (across both parts)

Up to 4 points

Quality of writing for Part 1 (sentence structure, grammar, spelling)

Up to 3 points

Quality of writing for Part 2 (sentence structure, grammar, spelling)

Up to 3 points

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