Healthy Aging

Cockatiels, Church, and More: The Important Role of Therapeutic Recreation

Healthy Aging | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

Bingo and bridge, live musical performances and plays, puzzle making and handcrafts—activities that may seem to be nothing more than pleasant hobbies in senior living actually serve an important function. Robust recreation programs are an important tool to promote the health and well being of elderly residents. Studies have shown that stimulating the brain helps…

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

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

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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Top Five Reasons Why Inpatient Rehab is the Best Choice After Major Surgery, Trauma, or Illness

Healthy Aging | 0 comments | by John Hallman

There’s no place like home, unless you are recovering from a major health event that requires physical rehabilitation. If you or a loved one need rehab after orthopedic surgery, a heart attack, stroke, car accident, or any other event that leaves you or them with serious functional limitations, then inpatient rehabilitation programs, like ours at…

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Signature Lecture Series Event on Aging Announced in Celebration of Older Americans Month

Friends of Nathaniel Witherell | 0 comments | by supermaster

“The Challenges and Opportunities of an Aging Society” – speaker Dr. John Rowe – to take place May 19th at the Greenwich Library Mark your calendars! Friends of Nathaniel Witherell is joining with the Greenwich Commission on Aging, Greenwich Library, and Sterling Care to  co-sponsor a Signature Lecture Series Event on Aging in celebration of Older…

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