The Nathaniel Witherell Blog

Friends of Nathaniel Witherell Honor Dr. Francis X. Walsh at Benefit Dinner

Friends of Nathaniel Witherell | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

The Friends of Nathaniel Witherell brought together Greenwich community leaders and citizens to honor Dr. Francis X. Walsh, a 45-year member of the Witherell’s medical team and its current Medical Director, at a special dinner held on Thursday, November 1st at the Greenwich Country Club. The sold-out event raised over $90,000 to create quality of…

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The Witherell Has Gone to the Dogs (and Cats and Birds)!

Dementia Care | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

We all remember our first pet. Even as we age, memories of our childhood pets remain, long after dates, places, and faces fade from recall. For residents at the Nathaniel Witherell, those fond connections to companionship are renewed often through the Witherell’s Pet Therapy Program. The Witherell has always been a place where pets are…

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Friends of Witherell Pay Tribute to Dr. Francis X. Walsh at November 1st Event

Friends of Nathaniel Witherell | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

Dr. Frank Walsh has been a beloved member of our medical team at the Witherell for many years. A skilled and dedicated physician with one of the busiest nephrology and internal medical practices in Greenwich, Dr. Walsh has served as our Medical Director since 2008. On Thursday, November 1st, in recognition of his many years…

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Residents In the Spotlight: Author & Illustrator, Carolyn Moynihan

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

From Kipling to Emerson, writers have long found inspiration for their tales from nature. For Carolyn Moynihan—author, artist, and Nathaniel Witherell resident—inspiration struck when a chipmunk skittered across her path while on a walk with her daughter. From that encounter, an idea for a children’s book series was born. Carolyn wrote the first in the…

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The Witherell Adds New Physiatrist Service to Enhance Recovery and Well-Being

About Us | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

A “physiatrist” is a physician not be confused with a “psychiatrist” or a “physicist.” A physiatrist is a doctor who helps patients recover faster from an injury or surgery by maximizing their physical and psychological potential. They use a variety of techniques to help minimize pain that can include exercise, injections, medication, prosthetics, physical therapy…

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