Modern American family values commonly embrace the concept that child-rearing, housework and contributing to the family income should be shared between couples.
While other rings may withstand some rough activities, silver rings should be immediately removed when engaging in housework, cleaning, sports, or other actions that could involve accidental blows or force applied to the ring.
This can come in handy if the senior grows ill and needs medical treatment, or needs additional help in areas such as housework or cooking, services which the company and caregivers can also provide.
Seniors who took part in the USDA study reported problems with walking, running, stooping, crouching, and kneeling, as well as activities such as housework, exercise and gardening.
A woman may have worn a simple shift or smock to do housework, but when she dressed to run errands or make the school run, she made sure she was properly dressed.