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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
Facing Elderly Care Decisions: 5 Things to Know When Mom Needs Help
3 years ago

Facing Elderly Care Decisions: 5 Things to Know When Mom Needs Help

In my recent HuffPost50 article, I wrote about things to look for when visiting older relatives during the holidays. For many, the holidays are one of the few times during the year when you get to really see how they are faring. And if you have not seen someone for say six months, declines in mental or physical health can be readily apparent. Read More

5 Gifts for Elderly Parents Who Seem to Have Everything they Need
4 years ago

5 Gifts for Elderly Parents Who Seem to Have Everything they Need

By  •  Family

Let’s face it. The older someone gets, the harder it is to buy holiday gifts for him or her. How many sweaters and ties do you need after all? My wife and I stopped exchanging gifts because frankly, we get what we need all year round! Read More

3 Shocking Things About Senior Health Care and the Healthcare Industry
4 years ago

3 Shocking Things About Senior Health Care and the Healthcare Industry

In the last two weeks, I have had multiple encounters with the health care system and conversations with colleagues that shook my core, even as a grizzled 30-year health professional.

What I am about to write certainly does not apply to the whole industry. Generalizations never do. But their tone should be a warning. Read More

5 Things I Learned About Hospice Care When Mom Passed
4 years ago

5 Things I Learned About Hospice Care When Mom Passed

A month before mom passed, I had the opportunity to attend a health care meeting at a local residential hospice. In my 15 years living in North Carolina, I had never been there and boy was I impressed. So when mom faced the need for hospice care, I immediately knew where we were going to go. Read More

5 Surprising Things I Learned About Senior Sex
4 years ago

5 Surprising Things I Learned About Senior Sex

My father died in 1969 at 49 years old. Mom was a couple of years younger. She chose not to remarry. This left her in a bind. She liked to dance. In fact, she went dancing three nights a week into her eighties. Mom needed a dance partner. And boy there were a litany of courters. Read More

5 Tips for Turning Your Caregiver Duties from Burdens to Opportunities
4 years ago

5 Tips for Turning Your Caregiver Duties from Burdens to Opportunities

Are you a family caregiver to a loved one? Many are. In fact, nearly 40 million Americans are caregivers. Six in 10 are employed while juggling caregiving. And a surprising 25% of family caregivers are Millennials. Read More