Anthony Cirillo

Anthony Cirillo
Anthony Cirillo, FACHE, ABC, is president of The Aging Experience. He’s a passionate advocate for family caregivers and older adults, helping them lead a quality life through a platform of educated aging – physically, emotionally and financially. Cirillo is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives with a Masters from the University of Pennsylvania, His clients have ranged from the Cleveland Clinic, Unisys, and King Faisal Hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to Carolinas Health Care, Novant Health, Wall Street startups and many more. Anthony serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for PPS Alert for Long-Term Care and is an editorial board member for the Journal of Aging and Geriatric Psychiatry.

Community education has hidden benefits for LTC providers

A recent keynote to the Environmental Protection Agency opened my eyes to the vast opportunities providers have for educating interested employers Read More »

Thinking of long-term care leadership on an African safari

A recent trip to the Serengeti in Africa can shed some light on leadership through the eyes of the majestic animals we had the pleasure to see. Read More »

Implications of reform for LTC providers: Own more of the continuum (video)

As accountable care organizations start to move from concept to reality, long-term care providers should think about owning more of the continuum of Read More »

Healthcare workers need to get along before change can occur

You may have read about the two nurses in Texas who were brought up on trial and faced 10 years in prison on the charge of misuse of official Read More »

Why Steve Jobs should run healthcare (video)

New terms are being bantered about in healthcare. One is the “accountable care organization.” The idea is that a group of providers—primary care Read More »

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Develop your personal brand for career success (video—with song!)

Healthcare workers have a hard time grasping the notion that they individually have a personal brand. After all, they tell me it's about others, not Read More »

Healthcare workers suffer from low morale (video)

A recent Career Builder survey revealed that 20% of healthcare workers have low morale; 38% lack motivation; and 25% have no loyalty. Why is that Read More »

Don’t take quality of care and quality of life for granted (video)

A recent trip to the American College of Health Care Administrators conference where person-centered care was conspicuously absent from the agenda Read More »

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The Long-Term Living Web site serves daily news focused on the LTC field. The news feed covers reports and studies, governance, views and news from Read More »

Causes you adopt can come back to help you

If I told an orthopedist he or she should adopt the cause of fall prevention, they might twitch, raise an eyebrow, and say I am crazy. Likewise, the Read More »

Can you be a Jekyll and Hyde leader?

Warren Bennis asks, "Can a leader both act and be real?"   Bill George, a professor at the Harvard Business School, in his book True North, Read More »

Principles to advance person-centered care

Recent Harvard articles have been consistent in their insistence that a different mode of leadership will be required in all businesses going Read More »

Having a point of view versus standing up for something you believe in

I had an engaging conversation with Kellyann Curnayn, author of A Good Day in Hell: The Flatlining of Nurses Across America. She is a dedicated, Read More »

Medpedia: New resource for Alzheimer’s

The Medpedia Project is a long-term, worldwide project to evolve a new model for sharing and advancing knowledge about health, medicine and the body Read More »

Leadership must change if person-/patient-centered care are to take root

I have been blogging a lot lately about why patient-centered care and person-centered care have not taken firm root. Readers of the blogs came back Read More »

Changing demographics and the need for education

A report released recently from the Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Commerce entitled “An Aging World: 2008” Read More »

AARP Loses 60,000 Members

Here is a case where perceptions cause myths to arise and then actions actually cause revenue to be lost!   As many as 60,000 seniors have canceled Read More »

Is quality really better in not-for-profit nursing homes?

Canadian researchers published a study in the British Medical Journal (view story here) in which they examined 82 studies carried out in the United Read More »

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The Long-Term Living Web site serves daily news focused on the LTC field. The news feed covers reports and studies, governance, views and news from Read More »

Creating heroes: An authentic path to person-centered care

What do a long-term care facility and a fire house have in common? A lot, actually. Dirty and rewarding jobs, life and death, dark and light Read More »

Putting person-centered care in perspective

Person-centered care. Culture change. A lot of jargon is being spewed in the continuum of aging services. What I have noticed though is that while Read More »

Music and healing: Growing scientific evidence

I have witnessed hundreds of times in nursing homes how a seemingly incoherent person can come alive during a performance. Anecdotal and Read More »

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The Long-Term Living Web site serves daily news focused on the LTC field. The news feed covers reports and studies, governance, views and news from Read More »

Is home always the best place for our elders?

The New York Times’ New Old Age column earlier this month contrasted the lives of two people aging in place and wondered whether in at least one case Read More »

Help dispel the LTC elder abuse myth

In this video blog we ask the long-term care industry to step up and educate the public about elder abuse and dispel the myth that the majority of Read More »

Better training needed for activity directors

(Editor's note: This video was originally posted on Anthony's blog on Monday.)   Activity directors in nursing homes are a special group, but just Read More »

I Need Some Creative Help

I give many keynotes around the country both in hospitals and long-term care settings. And I am continually looking for ways to engage my audiences. Read More »