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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
3 Things to Keep an Eye Out For When Visiting Your Elderly Relatives During the Holidays
2 years ago

3 Things to Keep an Eye Out For When Visiting Your Elderly Relatives During the Holidays

Before you know it, the holiday rush will be upon us. Often, for adult children, it is one of the few times they get to see mom and dad during the year. Families can be separated by distance (and much more) and caregiving from afar can be difficult, stressful and time-consuming. Read More

How the Arts Can Reduce Anxiety and Be of Emotional Benefit to Older People
2 years ago

How the Arts Can Reduce Anxiety and Be of Emotional Benefit to Older People

Createquity is an online think tank that helps make sense of the news and research in the arts world. Their review of the evidence that connects the arts with our emotions reveals four things: Read More

4 Ways to Combat Family Caregiver Workforce Discrimination
2 years ago

4 Ways to Combat Family Caregiver Workforce Discrimination

Six in ten family caregivers are employed, the majority work full time. Surprisingly, 25 percent of family caregivers are Millennials.

According to Met Life, in the U.S. alone, employers incur $13.4 billion per year in added health care costs, and lost productivity is as high as $34 billion. Read More

Caregiver Ideas: 5 Reasons to Consider Sharing Live Music with the Elderly
2 years ago

Caregiver Ideas: 5 Reasons to Consider Sharing Live Music with the Elderly

Many in the aging services professions are already aware of the power of music on healing and particularly with dementia patients. Many patients can remember and sing songs even in advanced stages, long after they’ve stopped recognizing names and faces. Read More

Myths, Facts and Reasons to Consider a Senior Move Manager
2 years ago

Myths, Facts and Reasons to Consider a Senior Move Manager

I had the pleasure of recently interviewing Mary Kay Buysee, Executive Director of the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) here in the U.S.  Read More

4 Powerful Ways to Succeed When Aging Alone
2 years ago

4 Powerful Ways to Succeed When Aging Alone

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Carol Marak on the issue of aging alone. Read More

From Crisis to Comfort: 4 Ways to Become a Better Care Partner
2 years ago

From Crisis to Comfort: 4 Ways to Become a Better Care Partner

Most care partners are thrust into their duties through a crisis situation: a sudden diagnosis; a slip or fall. I was one of those, thrust into a situation after my sister passed. Read More

Stuff It! How to Sensibly Deal with Our Parents’ Possessions as We Age
2 years ago

Stuff It! How to Sensibly Deal with Our Parents’ Possessions as We Age

As Baby Boomers grow older and start moving to smaller dwellings, their children are faced with a dilemma – parents’ possessions. Read More

4 Years, 5 Deaths and 4 Powerful Caregiver Lessons
3 years ago

4 Years, 5 Deaths and 4 Powerful Caregiver Lessons

I’ve decided to just come out and say it. The last four years of our lives have sucked! ‘Our,’ as in my wife, Kathy, and I. Here is a rundown of events… Read More

4 Tips for Finding a Job After 60
3 years ago

4 Tips for Finding a Job After 60

Many people are working well beyond the traditional retirement age, partly out of necessity and partly because they still want to contribute and are not ready to retire. Read More