AgeInPlace.com is partnering with Maui AgeWave LLC and Virtual Ability, Inc. to explore the use the virtual world called Second Life for the creation of an educational resource for Baby Boomers about aging in place.
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Ocala, FL — Aug 11, 2008 — AgeInPlace.com (https://ageinplace.com), a property of Florida-based Age In Place Networks, LLC and Internet destination for aging in place information, is partnering with Maui AgeWave LLC (mauiagewave.com) and Virtual Ability, Inc. (virtualability.org) to explore the use the virtual world called Second Life for the creation of an educational resource for Baby Boomers about aging in place. Second Life is an immersive, Internet-based digital world that opened to the public in 2003 and is filled with people, communities, entertainment and marketplaces.
Age In Place Networks, LLC has an agreement tp partner with Maui Agewave and Virtual Ability,Inc. to plan and obtain funding for a series of learning modules within a dedicated baby boomers space on Second Life. These virtual destinations will advance consumer knowledge of the aging in place concept, as well as the role of emerging new personal health technologies and health information exchanges in maintaining health and wellness.
Companies and nonprofits interested in participating in this Second Life venture are invited to contact Mark Hager, partner of Age In Place Networks, LLC at 865-456-3407 or email [email protected]
To learn more about the companies mentioned here, please visit their web sites at AgeInPlace.com, VirtualAbility.org, MauiAgeWave.com and secondlife.com.
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About AgeInPlace.com: AgeInPlace.com, an Internet property of Age In Place Networks, LLC, provides a focused resource for Baby Boomers about aging in place to help them prepare to stay in their homes longer and maintain their quality of life. With the assistance of industry professionals and partnerships with national organizations, the site provides relevant news, original articles and resources covering topics such as home modifications, real estate, finances, assistive technology and where to get help.