Sharing Housework Could Make Elderly Men Healthier

Sharing Housework Could Make Elderly Men Healthier


New research has found that elderly men across Europe and the US are doing less housework than elderly women, which could be affecting their health as they miss out on the chance to be more physically active.

Carried out by researchers at the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology, Germany, the study used self-reported data from 15,333 men and 20,907 women aged 65 years and over from Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, France, the Netherlands, and the US to look at a possible link between the time spent doing housework, time spent sleeping, and health. > >> read more ...