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About Anthony Cirillo

Anthony Cirillo is president of The Aging Experience which creates solutions for the industry and connects companies and people to partners' services and products. 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
Why It Is Important to Show Your Gratitude – the Benefits of Grateful Living
3 days 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…
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4 Ways to Boost Relations with Your Kids (And Enjoy Your Grandkids)
3 weeks ago

4 Ways to Boost Relations with Your Kids (And Enjoy Your Grandkids)

By  •  Family

The pandemic has changed how grandparents and grandchildren relate. Some grandparents found themselves quarantined with their kids. Others found themselves close by but locked out, so to speak. What if there’s tension…
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Designing Your Home for Aging in Place
1 month ago

Designing Your Home for Aging in Place

Most of my boomer friends claim that they want to age in place and not move to a senior community or an assisted living home. That is all well and good – but is it feasible and realistic? To find out, I interviewed Dr. Rosemarie Rossetti…
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5 Surprising Things I Learned About Senior Sex
1 month 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 80s. Mom needed a dance partner. And boy there were a litany of courters. Read More

How to Be a Successful Long-Distance Caregiver
2 months ago

How to Be a Successful Long-Distance Caregiver

Several years ago, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Amy Goyer, family caregiver expert for AARP, as part of our virtual Caregiver Smile Summit. We spoke about long-distance caregiving. Read More

5 Tips for Turning Your Caregiver Duties from Burdens to Opportunities
2 months 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

Assessing Your Wellness as a Caregiver (Video)
2 months ago

Assessing Your Wellness as a Caregiver (Video)

A recent study in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management showed that health systems are increasingly depending on family caregivers to deliver complex care. Social isolation has added stress to those caregivers. The Journal made…
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Rethinking the Aging Process: 5 Steps to Conscious Aging
4 months ago

Rethinking the Aging Process: 5 Steps to Conscious Aging

As part of my Caregiver Smile Summit, I have had the pleasure of interviewing more than 50 experts in the health, aging and caregiving fields. Dr. Maria Zayas, a practicing psychologist and a faculty member of the Psychology Department at Brenau University, is one of those experts. Together we explored the topic of conscious aging. Read More

Elderspeak in the Time of Corona – What the Nuns Can Teach Us
5 months ago

Elderspeak in the Time of Corona – What the Nuns Can Teach Us

The Corona pandemic has exposed hidden prejudices and a cultural bias of ageism. Part of that discussion is “Elderspeak.” It occurs when an older adult is spoken to by health care workers…
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The Self Defense of Caregivers – Using Martial Arts Principles to Regain Your Footing as a Caregiver
6 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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