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How to Get an Encore Career

Your dream job can be a fulfilling finale to your working years

Massachusetts State News January 2010

After seeing how hand massages helped cancer patients as a volunteer at Dana Farber, Polly Cummings returned to school and became a licensed massage therapist. She has converted her basement into a studio, complete with a massage table and dressing room. — Sage Sohier

En español | Polly Cummings didn't discover her perfect job until she was 56. She'd fallen into jobs in advertising and private school admissions, but had always longed to do something more meaningful. For a while, she volunteered at the Dana Farber Cancer Center in Boston interviewing patients about their care. But she still felt she wasn't really helping anyone. … Back to Article

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