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About Anthony Cirillo

Anthony Cirillo is founder of Sage Stream, the Senior Entertainment/Education Network and president of The Aging Experience, which helps people and companies prepare for aging before it becomes a crisis. A health and aging expert, professional speaker, and media influencer, he is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives with a master’s from the University of Pennsylvania. Anthony serves as a Policy RoundTable member for Nationwide Financial and Bank of America.
Latest Posts | By Anthony Cirillo
Redefining Aging – Maybe It Is Just a Number!
1 week ago

Redefining Aging – Maybe It Is Just a Number!

I am writing this the day after Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship, becoming the oldest winner of a major. The number of references to Phil as old was pretty remarkable because if 50 is old, what am I at 64? Nonetheless, Phil had a few wise words in the press…
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Is LinkedIn Helping or Hurting Caregivers in Latest Platform Update? (VIDEO)
1 month ago

Is LinkedIn Helping or Hurting Caregivers in Latest Platform Update? (VIDEO)

LinkedIn is introducing features to its platform that will allow family caregivers to self-identify with titles such as “stay-at-home” mom or dad. People could also label their unemployment gaps to denote when they were on parental leave…
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4 Powerful Ways to Succeed When Aging Alone
1 month ago

4 Powerful Ways to Succeed When Aging Alone

The statistics is staggering – some 15 million people in the U.S. are what Carol calls elder orphans. It struck her particularly after her parents passed and she realized she was one of those orphans, with no partner and no children to take care of her…
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Sibling Rivalry – Solving Family Disputes When Caring for Older Loved Ones
2 months ago

Sibling Rivalry – Solving Family Disputes When Caring for Older Loved Ones

Family disputes over elderly parents are more common when multiple children are involved. Siblings may be wondering how to protect the money of elderly parents from a financially dependent brother or sister. Relationship tensions may escalate…
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Beyond Bingo: Making Older Adult Activities Meaningful with Live Streams
3 months ago

Beyond Bingo: Making Older Adult Activities Meaningful with Live Streams

My friend and colleague Gloria Hoffner, creator of Science for Seniors, is a one-woman crusade against Bingo in senior living. It’s not that there is no place for it in senior living activities, it’s when it becomes the only and all-consuming…
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Stuff It! How to Sensibly Deal with Our Parents’ Possessions as We Age
4 months 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. Furniture, keepsakes and heirlooms that parents want to pass on are often not wanted by the younger…
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Why Smart Technologies Are a Great Help to the Involved Caregiver
4 months ago

Why Smart Technologies Are a Great Help to the Involved Caregiver

MIT AgeLab is conducting a series of surveys to understand changes in public attitudes and behaviors toward technologies. As they noted, “The pandemic has served as a propellant accelerating the adoption of devices and related services…
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Senior Isolation Meets Creative Solution
5 months ago

Senior Isolation Meets Creative Solution

I fell into a mission for older people, not through caregiving as many think (that would come later) but through singing. Tired of playing in casinos and night clubs, I went into a senior community and started singing to the residents…
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Tips for Finding a Job After 60
6 months ago

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. Whether you’ve been laid off, you’re retired and looking…
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Long-Distance Caregiving and Covid-19
7 months ago

Long-Distance Caregiving and Covid-19

With Covid-19, long-distance caregiving has become even more problematic. For instance, occasional visits that you used to have may have disappeared altogether. In-person visits are essential, though. So, if you are not there…
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