Posts in February 2015

Nathaniel Witherell Participates in Fairfield County Giving Day

Friends of Nathaniel Witherell | 0 comments | by supermaster

Save the date: Support the Friends of Nathaniel Witherell  24 hours of Online Giving Starts at Midnight, March 5, 2015 Hosted by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, Giving Day is a 24 hour online event to Give Where You Live in celebration of the work of local nonprofits like Friends of Nathaniel Witherell. Your one click…

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“Pooches on Parade” a Howling Good Time

Pet Therapy | 0 comments | by supermaster

The Nathaniel Witherell recently hosted the first of its quarterly “Pooches on Parade” programs for 2015. The highly anticipated event attracted 14 four-legged friends that mingled with dozens of Witherell residents in the facility’s spacious auditorium. The dogs were joined by their human companions, including staff, family members, volunteers, and members of the community who had seen the notice for the event placed in local newspapers. During the program,…

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Partners in Caregiving, Part II: Three More Tips for Families Supporting Loved Ones in a Nursing Facility

Alzheimer's | 0 comments | by supermaster

As we discussed in our last blog, transitioning a family member to a skilled nursing facility can be an unexpected emotional challenge. Understanding this, the Nathaniel Witherell makes every effort to help families establish a relationship with the medical staff caring for their loved one, become active members of the care team, and get involved in…

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