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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

1 year ago

11 Stages of Caregiving – What You Should Know When Taking Care of a Loved One

I talk a lot about the 12 life stages of a caregiver and the caregiving experience. Let’s take a look at 11 of them. Can you relate to the following? Many are thrust into caregiving out of the blue. Now is the time to plan and adjust your mindset…

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1 year 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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1 year ago

Everyday Things You Can Do to Keep Dementia at Bay

As rates of dementia, including Alzheimer’s rise, the sad news is that promising drug treatments have ultimately proven to be a false hope as clinical trials have repeatedly shown little impact of effectiveness. So how can we hold dementia…

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2 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…

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2 years ago

Social Prescribing – The Time Has Come for Adoption in the U.S.

Social prescribing is a means of enabling health professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services. The rationale is that health and wellbeing are determined mostly by social, economic and environmental factors such as food…

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2 years 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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2 years ago

My Father’s an Exhibitionist – What to Do When a Parent Acts Out

I spoke to Dr. Pamela Pitman Brown, a credentialed professional gerontologist and a fellow in the Academy of Gerontology, about the topic of inappropriate sexual behaviors displayed by a loved one in the throes of dementia…

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2 years ago

Care Conversations – When and How to Have Them

Having a conversation about preparing for aging with mom or dad can be challenging. Heck, having them with a spouse is not a breeze either. Topics like finances, insurance, wills, estate planning, living situations, care and treatment plans…

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2 years ago

Need It Now: Skills-Based Training for Caregivers

Given the critical nature of caregiving and the skills required, can you actually teach someone to be a family caregiver? After all, there are so many learning platforms out there, surely, you can tune in somewhere and get the knowledge you need to succeed, right?

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2 years ago

Now More Than Ever Becoming Your Own Health Advocate Is Essential

Healthcare staffing is experiencing a pandemic of its own. Hospitals and long-term care are understaffed, and people continue to resign as they look for new career options. With uncertainty in healthcare, the patient experience suffers…

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