Perhaps household chores are not your favorite thing to do. Would the fact that performing household chores could have positive associations with both brain volume and cognition make a difference in how you view doing chores? A recent study has found that indeed doing household chores can have a positive impact on older adults and their brain volumes and cognition.
Although the study is small, it provides exciting promise that physical activity, like household chores, in addition to exercise can lead to positive impacts on the aging brain. Check out the article for details on the study here. Who knows, perhaps this information might leave you feeling extra motivated to tackle some household chores inside or outside your home this weekend.
"https://www.realsimple.com/health/preventative-health/habits-of-people-who-age-well," Real Simple.