A new study led by assistant professor of sociology Claudia Geist reveals a woman's health must deteriorate considerably for her husband to take on more household chores. The study relied on data on heterosexual married couples ages 60 and older who were no longer working from the 2009 and 2013 Disability and Use of Time (DUST) supplement to the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, a longitudinal study at the University of Michigan. Read more.
Study: Married women do household chores more, even when ill
U Study Looks at Gender, Health and Housework Among Older Couples
KSL-AM Radio January 11, 2017 Transcript
Who Does The Housework When Nobody Goes To Work? Gender, Health and Housework In Retired Couples
Older women do most of the housework for retired couples. Here's when men take over