Parents should feel Fortunate to have Daughters as they are More Likely to Care in Old Age

August 19, 2014 1:13 PM

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A new US study has revealed that daughters are twice as likely to support their parents in old age as sons. The study has indicated that parents should hope to have daughters as they are more likely to look after them in their old age compared to sons.

The research was conducted by Angelina Grigoryeva, a sociologist at Princeton University. It showed when men face the situation where they have to provide care to their parents, they are not able to withstand it. Women, on the other hand, provide selfless care to their parents to an extent they can ...

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