Planning a Visit? Some Important Thoughts for the Holidays

Good news! Families will now be able to visit residents of the Witherell at all times, thanks to recent guidance from the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Medicare and Medicaid. Nursing homes are now allowed to permit visits without the need for advanced scheduling or limitations on the number of visitors who…

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Take heart: Cardiac Rehab is a surefire way to speed recovery

People often think of short-term rehab for knee and hip replacement. But for those recuperating from heart attacks, bypass surgery, and even angioplasty, cardiac rehab at a well- equipped facility like The Nathaniel Witherell, which offers sub-acute care, is an excellent option to speed a healthy recovery. Physicians often prescribe cardiac rehab within a month…

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Aging Well, Today and for the Future

Aging well is a big topic. It’s something we all strive for, which is likely why it’s inspired an entire wellness industry. At The Nathaniel Witherell, we’re blessed to count several centenarians among our residents. They’ve aged well, weathering many of life’s storms. But they also have something to teach us about longevity from their…

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Making Our House a Home: The Witherell’s Facilities Team

Residents and visitors to the Witherell say our clean, perfectly maintained, beautiful campus makes everyone feel at home. But, managing a facility where 200+ short and long-term residents live, plus a 20-acre campus, is no small task. Lucky for all, the Witherell has two pros at the helm. Together, they and their staff manage daily…

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Summer and Older Adults: Tips for a Safe, Healthy Season

At the Witherell, summer is one of our favorite seasons. It’s a time when we can fully enjoy our gorgeous gardens for entertainment, family visits, or even just a stroll to savor the bright blooms in the Rose Garden or the gurgling fountain in the Friendship Garden.  Though summer brings many joys, for older adults…

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The Culinary Wellness Garden: A Labor of Love

One of the unique features of The Nathaniel Witherell’s gorgeous campus is our well-tended and designed gardens. Our Rose Garden, where we enjoy seeing beautiful pink and champagne blossoms throughout the summer, is the site of many lively barbecues and outdoor entertainment. Our Friendship Garden, a gift from the Friends of Nathaniel Witherell, is a favorite spot…

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