The Tasks More Likely To Become Harder As You Get Older

Picking things up from the floor, opening jars and getting up and down the stairs are the everyday tasks which are more likely to become harder the older you become. According to a survey of 1,500 adults over the age of 60, the tasks that get harder as we get older are:

• Picking things off the floor

• Opening jars or packaging

• Going up or down the stairs

• Household chores

• Getting in and out of the bath tub

• Standing up from an armchair

• Getting around by foot

• Using modern technology

• Putting shoes on/taking shoes off

• Driving

• Going to the store

• Staying in touch with family and friends

• Taking public transport

• Seeing family and friends in person

• Personal care, such washing or shaving face or legs etc.