Witherell Resident Spotlight: Ruth Albert

Some very interesting folks with fascinating personal stories reside at The Nathaniel Witherell. Every few weeks, Witherell features a new “Resident Spotlight” article, which is framed and found on the wall by the chapel foyer. From time to time, we’d like to share some of these stories with you on the blog. Below is our…

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Halloween Edition of “Pooches on Parade” Draws Paws and Applause

Last Saturday, The Nathaniel Witherell hosted some very special four-legged visitors in the auditorium during its quarterly “Pooches on Parade” event. In honor of the Halloween season, many of the visiting dogs were dressed in costume. Residents gathered in a large circle in the auditorium, and spilled into the adjacent solarium.  Each dog/owner team came…

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Witherell Open House a Huge Success!

More than 250 people attended the recent Open House at Nathaniel Witherell on October 14. Music, hors d’oeuvres, and refreshments were featured at the festive celebration, and guests were invited to tour the recently modernized short-term rehab and long-term skilled nursing center, located in Greenwich, Conn.  In addition, entertainment was provided by the Melody Men, the men’s singing group of…

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Community Open House to Be Hosted by The Nathaniel Witherell on October 14

Music, hors d’oeuvres, and refreshments will be featured at the Open House at Nathaniel Witherell on Tuesday, October 14, from 5 to 7 pm to celebrate the recently modernized short-term rehab and long-term skilled nursing center, located in Greenwich, Conn.  Guests are invited to enjoy the entertainment and festivities as well as tour the facility….

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Nathaniel Witherell Seventh Annual Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament a Huge Success

The Stanwich Club in Greenwich was the setting for the Seventh Annual Witherell Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament, which took place on Thursday, September 4. The event included lunch and 18 holes of golf, followed by a cocktail reception and dinner, complete with silent and live auctions and awards presentations. The funds raised will go toward enhancing the lives…

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Witherell’s Annual Hawaiian Luau a Hit!

Residents at The Nathaniel Witherell were transported to Tahiti and all places Polynesian when they attended the annual Hawaiian Luau at Witherell on September 12. There were no holds barred: Hawaiian traditional dance, Polynesian and Tahitian music, floral leis, straw hats, grass skirts, and some fabulous South Pacific food, created and served by the Witherell’s…

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Seven Tips to Prevent Falls

Simply put, a fall can put you at risk of serious injury. As you get older, physical changes and certain health conditions, as well as some of the medications used to treat those conditions, make falls more likely. Falls are a leading cause of injury among older adults. Each year, one out of three adults, ages…

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Nathaniel Witherell to Host Seventh Annual Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament, Sept. 4

Celebs to Include Football Legends and Olympic Gold Medalist What better way to spend the Thursday after Labor Day than on the golf course to help support the Town of Greenwich’s Nathaniel Witherell Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center? The Friends of Nathaniel Witherell invites you to join us on Thursday, September 4, at the Seventh…

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Witherell Resident Spotlight: Eric Knutsen

Some very interesting folks with fascinating personal stories reside at The Nathaniel Witherell. We’d like to share these with you, from time to time. If you happen to stop by, you’ll notice that every few weeks, Witherell features a new “Resident Spotlight” article, which is framed and found on the wall by the chapel foyer….

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