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Futures of ageing

Curiosity and love

By 1. December 2022No Comments

“You are the most important thing in your life. Only then can you be important to others.”

#PhysicalWeakness
#Dependence
#Satisfaction

We asked, you answered.

How would you describe yourself?

58, white, cis-woman, German, artist

Imagine you are 72, 80 or even 99 years old: How and with whom do you live together?

With family or friends in a mixed-age flat share

Who are the most important people in your life and how do you spend time with them?

Partner, children and grandchildren

What is your sex and love life like in the future?

Anything goes as long as it goes!

How do you manage to stay mentally and physically fit?

Daily work and constant communication with young people

How do you afford everyday life in the future?

Pension and small jobs allow me to pay rent

In the future, what do you get up for in the morning?

To see what the day brings me and what I can still give: Curiosity and empathy as a driver

If you had to tell a young friend about all the things you’ve done right while ageing and would thus recommend to them… What would they be?

You are the most important thing in your life. Only then can you be important to others. Be grateful for it every day and practice loving!

– Original version: German –

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