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About Anthony Cirillo

Anthony Cirillo is Global Practice Partner of GIS Healthcare, a provider of caregiver solutions. A health and aging expert, professional speaker, and media influencer, he is a Fellow of the College of Healthcare Executives with a master’s from Penn. Antony serves as a Policy RoundTable member for Nationwide Financial and Bank of America.
Latest Posts | By Anthony Cirillo
The Basics of Protecting Our Brain from Dementia
2 weeks 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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The Hardships and Joys of Grandparents Raising Their Grandkids
1 month ago

The Hardships and Joys of Grandparents Raising Their Grandkids

By  •  Family

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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Knives Out: How to Avoid Family Conflict or Worse This Holiday Season
2 months ago

Knives Out: How to Avoid Family Conflict or Worse This Holiday Season

By  •  Family

The movie Knives Out hunts down the clues to the death of Harlan Thrombey, a renowned crime novelist, who invites his family to his mansion for his 85th birthday party. The next morning, he is found dead…
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How to Proactively Prepare Your Work Environment for a Potential Caregiver Crisis
3 months ago

How to Proactively Prepare Your Work Environment for a Potential Caregiver Crisis

Elizabeth Miller, a speaker at my third Caregiver Smile Summit, spoke to me about preparing for the inevitable caregiver crisis while you are at work. She is a family caregiver, certified caregiving consultant…
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11 Stages of Caregiving – What You Should Know When Taking Care of a Loved One
5 months ago

11 Stages of Caregiving – What You Should Know When Taking Care of a Loved One

I talk a lot about the life stages of a caregiver and the caregiving experience. For our Caregiver Smile Summit, we actually broke our segments into 12 life stages in order to mimic real life…
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4 Things to Consider When Leveraging Technology for Aging in Place
6 months ago

4 Things to Consider When Leveraging Technology for Aging in Place

Over the three years of our Caregiver Smile Summit, we have had leading experts speak about how technology can assist aging in place. In this article, we look at what they are seeing…
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Choose Happiness, Says the Wisdom of Our Elders
7 months ago

Choose Happiness, Says the Wisdom of Our Elders

What’s the secret to living a fuller, more content life? For John Leland, an award-winning New York Times reporter and author of the New York Times bestseller Happiness Is a Choice You Make…
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How Organizing Your Life Around Your Values Can Bring Joy (and Fun!) to Your Later Years
8 months ago

How Organizing Your Life Around Your Values Can Bring Joy (and Fun!) to Your Later Years

Dorothy the Organizer is America’s most innovative professional organizer. She’s known to millions as the peerless, yet endearing problem solver on the Emmy-nominated TV show Hoarders…
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My Father’s an Exhibitionist – What to Do When a Parent Acts Out
9 months ago

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

As part of our ongoing Caregiver Smile Summit, I recently 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…
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How to Best Remodel Your Home So You Can Age in Place Safely
11 months ago

How to Best Remodel Your Home So You Can Age in Place Safely

Aging in place is the desire of many people but doing so comfortably can be a challenge. One of the keys to successful aging in place is to remodel your home to accommodate your needs. Read More