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.
So when she heard the hospital was launching a new program to give cancer patients hand massages, she eagerly offered to participate. After discovering that her massages could calm patients and even lower their blood pressure, she was hooked.