In the realm of entrepreneurship, age is just a number. At Local Health Services Australia, we believe in nurturing the spirit of innovation at every stage of life. Senior entrepreneurship is gaining momentum globally, with more and more individuals in aged care turning their lifelong experience, skills, and passions into successful business ventures.

Why Encourage Entrepreneurship in Aged Care?

Senior entrepreneurship isn't just about financial independence; it’s a celebration of continuous personal growth, community contribution, and the pursuit of passion. It provides a meaningful challenge, engages the mind, and connects seniors with their communities, contributing to both their mental and emotional well-being.

The Advantages Seniors Bring to the Table

Seniors hold a wealth of experience and knowledge that can be translated into a competitive advantage in the business world. They often have a robust network, strong work ethic, and the wisdom that comes from a lifetime of experiences. These qualities make them ideal candidates for starting new ventures.

Overcoming the Challenges

While the benefits are significant, senior entrepreneurs also face unique challenges, such as navigating the digital world, accessing start-up funds, and finding the right support. That’s where Local Health Services Australia steps in. We offer workshops, training, and support networks to help our senior entrepreneurs overcome these hurdles.

Success Stories

We have witnessed inspiring stories of seniors who have turned their dreams into reality. From consultancy services based on decades of expertise to crafting and selling handmade goods that reflect a lifetime of skills, the success stories are as diverse as they are motivating.

Our Role

At LHSA, we're committed to supporting senior entrepreneurs. Whether you're looking to start a consultancy, open a café, or launch an online store, we’re here to offer guidance, resources, and support. We believe it's never too late to start a new chapter in your career journey.


Senior entrepreneurship is a vibrant, growing field that enhances the lives of individuals and the fabric of communities. We champion the idea that with the right support, the golden years can be just as golden for business as they are for leisure.

If you’re interested in exploring entrepreneurship in your senior years, reach out to us to learn more about how we can support your entrepreneurial ambitions.

March 11, 2024 — Seema Mishra