Based on a questionnaire survey of 245 senior citizens of Yantai, this article makes a research on the housework division and the decision-making in the family business, attempts to understand the power assignment between husband and wife and the relationship between the power pattern and their conjugal relations. Results show: the traditional housework division pattern doesn't change, but the power pattern on decision- making has changed; the decision state does not have direct influence on the conjugal relation, but the exchanging state, age bracket, marital status and whether they have children have influence upon conjugal relations; old women are easier to be influenced by traditional culture and hold conservative cognition to family's affairs; their idea and behavior have uniformity on division of labor and decision-making in family business.
Key words: senior; power pattern of the couples; conjugal relation
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