“We have more life time available – but we have to seize it and shape it.”

What's up, grandpa?

Focus, 5 June 2021
“A certain amount of demands, stimulation and also stress keep us alive and flexible,“ says Ursula Staudinger.

Fit at age 100

Stern, 16 May 2021
“It is extremely difficult for humans to remain healthy without having a sense of purpose and responsibility,“ says Ursula Staudinger.

Forever young?

Stern GESUND LEBEN, 03/2021
“We have to challenge our brain time and again, not just use it,“ says Ursula Staudinger.

Ursula Staudinger publications


Ursula Staudinger is the author/co-author of over 200 publications dealing with aspects of demographic change, the aging process and wisdom. To obtain the password for these view PDFs, please contact us.


Today, people in modern societies live approximately 30 years longer than was the case 100 years ago. Those extra years should be shaped in an active and conscious way. Ursula Staudinger investigates the plasticity of the aging process.

Ursula Staudinger


Demographic change brings about new opportunities and challenges. What does lifelong learning mean? Demographic expert Ursula M. Staudinger is keen to answer media inquiries and to explain the findings of her aging research.