Anthony Cirillo is founder of Sage Stream, the Senior Entertainment/Education Network and president of The Aging Experience, which helps people and companies prepare for aging before it becomes a crisis. A health and aging expert, professional speaker, and media influencer, he is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives with a master’s from the University of Pennsylvania. Anthony serves as a Policy RoundTable member for Nationwide Financial and Bank of America.

Latest Posts By Anthony Cirillo

2 months ago

Social Prescribing – The Time Has Come for Adoption in the U.S.

Social prescribing is a means of enabling health professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services. The rationale is that health and wellbeing are determined mostly by social, economic and environmental factors such as food…

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3 months ago

The Self-Defense of Caregivers – Using Martial Arts Principles to Regain Your Footing as a Caregiver

Caregiving can often feel like a full-contact sport, and all too many caregivers find themselves under siege by other family members and even the ones to whom they provide care. This sense of attack drives caregivers either into despair or…

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3 months ago

My Father’s an Exhibitionist – What to Do When a Parent Acts Out

I spoke to Dr. Pamela Pitman Brown, a credentialed professional gerontologist and a fellow in the Academy of Gerontology, about the topic of inappropriate sexual behaviors displayed by a loved one in the throes of dementia…

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3 months ago

Care Conversations – When and How to Have Them

Having a conversation about preparing for aging with mom or dad can be challenging. Heck, having them with a spouse is not a breeze either. Topics like finances, insurance, wills, estate planning, living situations, care and treatment plans…

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5 months ago

Need It Now: Skills-Based Training for Caregivers

Given the critical nature of caregiving and the skills required, can you actually teach someone to be a family caregiver? After all, there are so many learning platforms out there, surely, you can tune in somewhere and get the knowledge you need to succeed, right?

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5 months ago

Now More Than Ever Becoming Your Own Health Advocate Is Essential

Healthcare staffing is experiencing a pandemic of its own. Hospitals and long-term care are understaffed, and people continue to resign as they look for new career options. With uncertainty in healthcare, the patient experience suffers…

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6 months ago

The Basics of Protecting Our Brain from Dementia

There is a common myth that once someone is diagnosed with dementia, well, it’s very much a death sentence, perhaps a tortuously long-time coming…

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7 months ago

The Hardships and Joys of Grandparents Raising Their Grandkids

There are nearly three million grandparents raising eight million grandchildren in the U.S. That has a cost in terms of time, money, and health. Our Caregiver Summit covers this topic in three sessions…

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8 months ago

5 Tips to Help Our 55+ Generation Navigate Their New Holiday Tech Gadgets

Each chapter of the Covid pandemic has driven usage of personal digital technology and services among older generations to all-time highs. But as users become increasingly more dependent on tech to break from isolation, the digital divide…

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9 months ago

Finding Purpose in Your Life After the Caregiving Is Over

Being a family caregiver can be both a full-time job and life’s sole purpose during its duration. One thing is certain, though: The cycle of life continues, and loved ones die. What then? How do you cope with the void?

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