Some things we will always do is our daily chores, in the country it is cutting wood and getting the days water; in a town like ours it is washing dishes or emptying the dishwasher or loading it; vacuuming, sweeping taking out the garbage, washing clothes, mowing the lawn/grasses, painting, fixing the plumbing; cleaning and adjusting the pool; changing the oil on vehicles on schedule.
I am 75 and I still do my chores. It hurts to do my chores so I take a lot of breaks.
When I was young I complained about doing my chores.
When I realized that doing chores is part of gods great plan then it was like a prayer to do a chore.
"Carrying water and chopping wood are the activities of the Buddha," "The everyday mind is Buddha," are two of the most well known Zen sayings.