Hanh Brown – Metaverse & Older Adults: 10 Things You Need to Know

In this episode 3, of our 3-part series, we’ll be talking about Metaverse – a new kind of digital platform that’s perfect for older adults! We’ll discuss 10 things you need to know about Metaverse before you decide whether it’s the right platform for you. We’ll also give you an overview of the features and capabilities of Metaverse, so you can decide if it’s the right tool for your needs. Metaverse is a new platform perfect for older adults who want to stay connected and engaged with the world. If you’re an older adult who wants to stay connected and stay active in the world, then Metaverse is the platform for you! In recent years, older adults have increasingly been turning to the internet and social media to stay connected with friends and family. This trend is also evident in older adults using “metaverse” platforms, so it’s important to understand how they use and interact with the online world. A metaverse is a virtual world that people can explore and interact with using avatars, or digital representations of themselves. Older adults are increasingly using metaverses for socializing, entertainment, and even business. Living in a metaverse has many potential benefits, including the ability to socialize, stay active and engaged, and access new experiences. However, there are also some risks and challenges that older adults need to be aware of. These include the potential for isolation, addiction, and scams. Older adults will also need to take some precautions when using the metaverse, such as being mindful of their physical activity level and staying within their comfort levels. With proper training and support, however, older adults can play a vital role in shaping the future of this exciting new world. Topics I will discuss in this episode include: ✅ What do older adults think about living in a metaverse?✅ What are the pros and cons of living in a metaverse for older adults?✅ How will older adults’ social lives be affected by the introduction of a metaverse?✅ What impact will a metaverse have on older adults’ mental health?✅ How will older adults’ cognitive abilities be impacted by the metaverse?✅ How will older adults’ physical health be affected by living in a metaverse?✅ What precautions will older adults need to take when using a metaverse?✅ What kind of training will older adults need to use the metaverse effectively?✅ What advice would experts give to older adults who are considering living in a metaverse?✅ What role will older adults play in shaping the future of the metaverse? For older adults, the allure of Metaverse may be its promise to create social interactions that feel more natural and authentic than those afforded by other digital platforms. In a world where genuine human connection is increasingly hard to come by, VR-based social networks like Metaverse offer a compelling solution. What do you think? Will you be trying out Metaverse or another VR-based social platform? Listen to part 1: “Hanh Brown – Technology and Older Adults: 10 Things You Need to Know” Listen to part 2: “Hanh Brown – Can Technology Benefit Our Aging Loved Ones?” 👉 See our Website: https://podcast.boomerliving.tv/🎙 Boomer Living Podcast: https://hanhdbrown.com/👉 LinkedIn

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