Culture

A Fond Farewell to Two Nathaniel Witherell Icons!

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

Saying “goodbye” is never easy. But saying goodbye to two treasured colleagues – Lynn Bausch, RN, our director of nursing, and Mary Bruce, therapeutic recreation director, is even more challenging. Over a combined 70+ years, the two have inspired excellence and shaped our culture in the most amazing and far-reaching ways. In her 32 years…

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To Boost the Elderly’s Spirits, The Nathaniel Witherell Calls in the Glam Squad!

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

A treasured routine, like a weekly hair appointment—often helps define an elderly person’s memories of their former life. And if they live at a skilled nursing facility, that old routine becomes even more important. The Nathaniel Witherell in Greenwich has made that a priority. To do so, they’ve called in the “Glam Squad.” The Glam…

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Share Holiday Magic With A Loved One In Skilled Nursing

Caregivers | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

The holidays are a time for families to come together and celebrate. But what about when a grandparent or parent has transitioned to a skilled nursing facility? When the dynamic changes, those cherished family traditions will change, too. But with planning and thought, and with the help of skilled nursing support teams, the elderly can…

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Culinary Wellness Garden Update: Giving Thanks For a Great Harvest

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

In April of this year, we broke ground on our Culinary Wellness Garden, a ¼-acre parcel created by volunteers to grow organic heirloom vegetables for Witherell residents. Throughout summer and early fall, we harvested a bounty of fresh vegetables that were used in meals to offer real farm to table dining at Nathaniel Witherell. In…

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Veteran’s Day: A Time To Reflect & Remember

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

America’s service veterans are a special group, and honoring them on Veteran’s Day is one of our favorite events. Each year, the Nathaniel Witherell partners with Masonicare of Connecticut for a “Day of Proclamation” in our chapel. Residents who served in diverse branches of our armed forces come together for a patriotic celebration and a…

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