Research shows that women are more likely than men to struggle with household chores as they get older.
- Research shows that women are more likely to be affected by household chores as they get older.
- Women are forced to work as ‘domestic and unpaid workers’ for household chores.
- They have more problems with basic physical and mental activities.
- According to the study, it is because of the ‘socio-economic collapse’ that women have suffered.
New research shows that women are more likely than men to struggle with daily chores as they get older due to household chores.
Scientists have shown that the elderly are more likely to climb stairs; They learned how to cope with activities such as shopping or cooking.
Women over the age of 70 are more likely to have problems with basic physical and mental functions. A study based on data from more than 60,000 people suggests that this is due to the ‘socio-economic weakness’ that women suffered in the 20th century.
The researchers noted in a study that was born before 1960 that many women did not enter the workforce or higher education.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women are more likely than men to struggle with daily chores as they get older because of the chores they did when they were younger, according to new research. [File photo]
Instead, You need to do ‘domestic and unpaid work’ such as housework.
According to a study by University College London, these manual workers face health risks that can lead to disability and reduced independence in the elderly. In recent years, however, the gap between men and women has narrowed in their daily activities.
Leading author Mikaela Bloomberg writes: ‘As you grow older, it is clear that gender inequalities are declining over time. This can be explained by the fact that women have better access to education and are more likely to join the paid workforce in recent generations. ‘
Physical fitness between older men and women may be ‘due to gender differences, such as body mass and skeletal muscle’, she added. England The study looked at data from more than 27,000 men and 34,000 women between the ages of 50 and 100 living in Ireland and the US.
Participants assessed their physical and mental abilities to perform daily activities. They can climb stairs without assistance; These include mobility issues such as grocery shopping or stretching.
You need to do ‘domestic and unpaid work’ such as housework. According to a study by University College London, these manual workers face health risks that can lead to disability and reduced independence in the elderly. [File photo]
The authors of the study, published in The Lancet, said: ‘Women over the age of 70 are more likely to be limited in their daily activities than men. We found that women over the age of 50 were more likely to be restricted in mobility. ‘
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According to a study by a team from Singapore, people over the age of 65 who spend a lot of time on household chores are more likely to be physically and mentally challenged. She is said to be more intelligent and more protected from slipping.
Researchers say that stress at home can help depressed people to perform daily activities, such as making tea.
Experts say a tidy environment can help people with severe dementia, but experts say that less vulnerable people are better able to cope with a bit of normal clutter in their environment.
Researchers from the University of East Anglia interviewed 65 participants at various levels of IQ to perform daily tasks in different environments.
Professor Eneida Mioshi says: ‘It’s really important to know how to best support the mentally ill at home.’