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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
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
2 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
2 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

Finding Purpose in Your Life After the Caregiving Is Over
3 years 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. Read More

6 Ways to Avoid Senior Scams and Frauds
3 years ago

6 Ways to Avoid Senior Scams and Frauds

In the U.S., victims of elder financial abuse can lose a cumulative sum of about $3 billion a year, according to Bob Blancato, head of the Elder Justice Coalition and expert in the Caregiver Smile Summit.

And guess what? That is a low estimate. Another study reveals up to $36 billion in losses. As the population of aging people grows so do fraud and abuse. Read More

Why It Is Important to Show Your Gratitude – the Benefits of Grateful Living
3 years ago

Why It Is Important to Show Your Gratitude – the Benefits of Grateful Living

Kristi Nelson is the executive director of a Network for Grateful Living. I was particularly interested in the topic of gratitude because – of all the traits I observe in older adults living a quality life – that one consistently rises to the top. Read More