Virtual Concert – Celebrating Our Heroes

With Memorial Day at the end of the month we salute our brave heroes in the armed forces with a Military Salute, Yankee Doodle Medley, and Over There. We end the CD similarly with tributes to our country including America, God Bless America and God Bless the USA. In between, well that’s a different story. Cinco de...

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Virtual Concert – April Showers

We start with You Make Me Feel So Young for two reasons. It has the word “spring” in the song and everyone feels youthful when the weather starts warming up. April brings showers so you have April Showers and Singing in the Rain. But the rain has to go away eventually so the grey...

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Virtual Concert – Pasta and Potatoes

Pasta and Potatoes contains songs for March but with a twist and a rebellion! I joke that I married into a big Irish family, 23 in the immediate family and counting. So I get to hear my father-in-law Lou sing Irish songs all year long. So I am sick of the...

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Virtual Concert – Be My Valentine

The first song is easy enough – Love is in the Air. Well of course it is on Valentine’s Day. But before you can have a Valentine, you start out single. For the gentlemen, you are called a gigolo and ladies I’ll call you gigolettes! So that is song two, “I’m Just...

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Virtual Concert – Ringing in the New Year

The first song, The Way You Look Tonight, is to recognize how beautiful everyone looks when they are decked out for New Year’s Eve. We then welcome in the New Year with two songs before heading out to a New Year’s Day parade. For me that was the Mummers Parade in south...

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Virtual Concert – Cirillo Sings Sinatra

It’s a bit of a cliché but when you are born and raised in south Philadelphia and you’re Italian then it is assumed you sing Frank. And I actually sing Frank pretty well but over the years got to be known as “yeah that’s the guy who sounds like Sinatra.”...

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

ELDERSPEAK IN THE TIME OF CORONA – WHAT THE NUNS CAN TEACH US BY ANTHONY CIRILLO  •  Sixty and Me 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...

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3 Easy Ways Seniors Can Stay Connected to Family During Quarantine

3 Easy Ways Seniors Can Stay Connected to Family During Quarantine (Guest post by Kelsey Simpson. Kelsey enjoys writing about things that can help others. She lives in South Jersey and is the proud companion to two German Shepherds and spends her free time volunteering in dog shelters.) As the world...

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