Veteran’s Day: A Time To Reflect & Remember

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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The Holidays Arrive Early at Nathaniel Witherell!

You may be wondering why there is a Christmas tree already on display in the Witherell Family Lounge before Thanksgiving. The Friends of Nathaniel Witherell has signed up to decorate a holiday tree for the upcoming Junior League’s Enchanted Forest fundraiser. This three-day winter holiday event takes place from Thursday, November 16, 2017 to Saturday,…

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Nathaniel Witherell’s Culinary Wellness Garden Puts Locally Sourced Produce on The Menu

Being recognized as one of the best nursing homes in Connecticut by U.S. News & World Report is a fabulous distinction. Now, we can claim one more: with recent completion and ongoing harvest of fresh vegetables from our Culinary Wellness Garden, we now offer “farm to fork” dining for our residents. Stephanie MacLeay, a registered…

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Greenwich Student Volunteer Connects Nathaniel Witherell Residents to Technology

For rising junior Joseph Farrell, the question “How did you spend your summer vacation?” is one he’s more than happy to answer. That’s because this young Greenwich student is piloting a technology program to teach our residents how to use the internet so they can connect to family, world news, and various forms of entertainment….

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Sally Van Leeuwen Retires After 26 Years of Service to The Nathaniel Witherell

From managing volunteers, art shows and our quarterly “Pooches On Parade” event, to filling in as communications manager for “Project Renew,” Sally Van Leeuwen has worn many hats at the Nathaniel Witherell during the 26 years she worked and volunteered here. It’s been a great run – inspiring, in fact. Now, Sally wants to put…

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