Housework, Health, and Well-Being in Older Adults: The Role of Socioeconomic Status

Housework, Health, and Well-Being in Older Adults: The Role of Socioeconomic Status

household chores are necessary tasks but perceiving the amount of time spent on these tasks as unfair can produce long-term negative consequences on health, well-being, and relationship quality. A key contribution of this study stems from introducing participants’ socio-economic status as a factor to determine specifically who are more likely to perceive household chores hours as unfair. Daily stress and depleted psychological resources may be necessary to understand why perceived fairness differs according to socio-economic status