Regaining Mobility After Orthopedic Surgery

One of the most important things you can do after hip, knee, or shoulder surgery is to commit to a robust, daily physical therapy program. Recovering flexibility, mobility, and strength takes time and effort, but the results are well worth it. The object is for you to engage in many of the activities you once…

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You’re Admitted for Cardiac Rehab. Now What? What to Expect from Your Treatment Program, Part II

Heart failure of any kind is a life-changing event. But even if you’ve had a heart attack or cardiac surgery, you can return to a full and active lifestyle. A supervised rehabilitation program customized to your individual needs can reduce your risk factors and enhance your heart health for life. Nathaniel Witherell’s team of rehabilitation…

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Put Your Heart Into It: What is Cardiac Rehab? Part I

When your heart fails, what saves your life might be a heart transplant, valve replacement, or other critical procedure. But what improves your quality of life may be what follows: a cardiac rehabilitation program and individualized treatment plan designed to build up your strength, endurance, and independence. The Nathaniel Witherell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center has…

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care at The Nathaniel Witherell: Q and A with Jayne Kennelly, Nurse Manager, and Lynn Bausch, Director of Nursing

The greatest known risk factor for dementia is advancing age. Most individuals with the disease are age 65 or older, and dementia incidence doubles every 5 years from age 65 on. Because we’re all living longer, this explains why various forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, are so prevalent. The Nathaniel Witherell specializes in caring…

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Welcome to The Nathaniel Witherell

The Nathaniel Witherell is a short-term rehab and skilled nursing center located on 24 beautiful acres just 2 miles from downtown Greenwich. Witherell is owned and operated by the Town of Greenwich on a not-for profit basis and has been serving the community for over 100 years. We maintain separate and distinct neighborhoods for short-term…

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