Silver carers: Kath and Maureen

Duration: 03:19 minutes

Plans for a well earned retirement are postponed for two grandparent carers. Force of circumstance has seen their unexpected return to the daily routine of motherhood, which has left both of them exhausted and exhilarated. Yet as much as they love their grandchildren, they crave some time for themselves, and the recognition from society that they are doing an important job.

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