Alt und weise werden – Ein Interview mit Prof. Dr. Ursula Staudinger
(Becoming old and wise – An Interview with Prof. Dr. Ursula Staudinger)
DOMRADIO Der Tag, 20  September 2019
“It’s challenging to question oneself.”

Arbeiten im Alter – Nochmal etwas Neues ausprobieren
(Working in older age – trying out something new)
Deutschlandfunk Kultur, 29  March 2019
“We need a complete new focus as well as financing models for life-long learning.”

Später in Rente: Als “Silver Worker” in Unruhestand
(Later retirement: “Silver workers” are retired but not tired)
Welt Online, 11 March 2019
“Shaping the years we’ve gained should start long before we turn 65.”

Warum Firmen ältere Arbeitnehmer hofieren sollten
(Why companies should pay court to older employees)
RP Online, 9 February 2019
“If we succeed in keeping people healthy and mentally fit in their second-half of life, they have the big advantage of relying on a rich experience.”

Für immer Feierabend
(End of work for good)
Münchner Merkur, 5 February 2019
“A progressive transition into retirement would be ideal,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Leopoldina-Analyse: Die Schere geht auf bei den Gesundheitschancen
(Leopoldina Analysis: The gap of health-related opportunities further widens)
Ärzte Zeitung online, 20 November 2018
“We observe a growing gap in developed countries,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Soziale Ursachen und finanzielle Auswirkungen führen zu Unterschieden in der Lebenserwartung
(Social causes and financial effects lead to differences in life expectancy), 20 November 2018
“We need a social debate as this issue becomes more and more relevant,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Da geht noch was!
(There’s more to come!)
FOCUS, 42/2018
“Every person has the responsibility to actively shape the last life phase,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Never Done: After the careers, the multitasking continues
Herald-Tribune, 16 October 2018
“As we move into this last phase in life, there’s this transition that society expects from uns at one point: giving up work and being parents as a primary focus of our lives,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Never Done: A generation with unfinished business
Herald-Tribune, 14 October 2018

Never Done: A new generation, reconfiguring retirement
Herald-Tribune, 13 October 2018
“I think without doubt there have been massive changes in the work biographies of women,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Are Gender Differences in Episodic Memory Universal?
Psychology Today (Blog), 1  August 2018
“The researchers’ most interesting discovery was that women outperformed men in countries that reject traditional gender-role attitudes but underperformed men in traditional gender-role societies.”

Wenn Ruheständler in ein Loch fallen
(When pensioners fall into a black hole)
Kölnische Rundschau, 28 June 2018
“The question is: In what condition do we retire? Are we exhausted or still able to carry on?” says Ursula Staudinger.

Gebrechlich war gestern
(Frailty was yesterday)
Altern in Deutschland, June 2018
“Frailty has many faces. Muscular atrophy, anemia and micronutrient deficiency are only some examples for numerous physical symtoms.”

What’s New in Aging: The future of older workers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 8 June 2018
“Later retirement buffers cognitive decline,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Wir brauchen einen Runden Tisch zur Arbeit von morgen
(We need a Round Table on Tomorrow’s Work)
Altern in Deutschland, 14 May 2018
“What we need are many new options for reintegrating people into work,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Alter, du kannst mich mal!
(Old age get lost!)

Cosmopolitan, April 2018
“A 60-year old today has approximately the biological age of a 50-year old of the previous generation,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Ab 30 kann man sich nicht mehr verändern? Humbug.
(You cannot change yourself after 30? Nonsense.)
Kurier, 10 Februar 2018
“If you feel trapped in life, you can remind yourself with notes on the mirror that you yourself also decide how you view the world,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Wisdom Profiles: Ursula M. Staudinger
Evidence Based Wisdom, 12 January 2018
“We have defined wisdom as deep insight and sound judgement in the fundamental issues of life,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Der Plan fürs Alter (A Plan for Aging)
Apotheken Umschau, 15 Dezember 2017
“Retirement is a risk for physical, mental and emotional health,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Silberglanz (Go to 23:59 min.)
(Silver shimmer)
heute-journal|ZDF, 14 December 2017
“Nowadays one get’s the impression the best thing would be that aging ceased to exist,” says Ursula Staudinger in an interview with Peter Kunz.

Weisheit – Die Kunst der klugen Lebensführung
(Wisdom – The Art of A Wise Way of Life)
Bayern2, 13 Dezember 2017
“Daring and being able to question everything is a key attribute of wisdom,” says Ursula Staudinger.

“Wenn der Rentner ins Loch fällt”
(“When pensioners fall into a black hole”)
Sächsische Zeitung, 24 November 2017
“Work gives us structure, visibility, responsibilities, but ideally also a sense of meaning,” says Ursula Staudinger.

“Das längere Leben wird nicht im Bett verbracht”
(“Longer life is not spend in bed”)
Rheinische Post, 14 October 2017
“A longer life span allows us to redistribute the different demands of life to individual phases,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Glücklich altern
(Aging happily)

Dokumentation|3sat, 4 October 2017
“With regard to our health status, we are about 10 years younger today than the generation before us,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Ursula Staudinger erhält Seneca-Medaille
(Ursula Staudinger receives Seneca Medal)
Rheinische Post, 26 September 2017
“It is a special honor to receive such a well-known medal,” says Ursula Staudinger.

How human cognition changes as we age
Fox5, 5 September 2017
“People of the same age differ widely on what they can and cannot do,” says Ursula Staudinger.

She Just Won 3 Gold Medals for Her Swimming. She’s Only 73.
The New York Times, 11 August 2017
“Physical fitness and activity improves brain function,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Von wegen alt! (Old – no way!)
Psyche im Fokus, Nr. 3|2017
„Our society of longer lives is a great opportunity, if we make use of it,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Emanzipation macht geistig fitter
(Emancipation improves mental fitness)
science, 7 August 2017
“Our attitudes have a strong impact on the preservation of our cognitive abilities,” says Ursula Staudinger.

Demographic change brings about new opportunities and challenges. How can an aging population remain productive? What does lifelong learning mean? And how can we successfully shape our lives in middle and old age? Demographic expert Ursula M. Staudinger is keen to answer media inquiries and to explain the findings of her aging research.

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