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Changing careers at 62: Pauline’s story

by Amanda Collins

At 62 years of age Pauline Hams enrolled in a Certificate III in Aged Care so she could tap into the employment opportunities offered by the booming aged care industry. At the same time her father, who was in his 80s, began to need some extra care. Using the skills she was learning, Pauline was able to better understand and care for her father during difficult times.

“One of the things I’ve learned is that the older you get, the more you can put into practice the things that you learn”.

Watch her story here.

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