Healthy Living

Carissa Ronish is Our New Therapeutic Recreation Administrator—Welcome Aboard!

About Us | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

The Nathaniel Witherell is widely recognized for our excellent therapeutic recreation program. We offer fitness classes, art and music therapy, pet therapy, events and celebrations, and spiritual services (sometimes all in one week!). We believe that therapeutic recreation is a crucial service, proven to enhance emotional and physical well-being. So, we’re thrilled to announce the…

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Aging in Place: How to be Safe & Healthy at Home

Cardiac Rehab | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

Home is where the heart is. That’s why it’s no surprise that some seniors are choosing to age in the place where they raised kids, doted on grandchildren, and enjoyed some of the best memories of their lives. But aging in place can create challenges, especially when it comes to doing routine tasks like cooking,…

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New! ‘Witherell at Home’ Offers At-Home Care for Our Short-Term Residents

About Us | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

Now at The Nathaniel Witherell we’re pleased to offer a new service to support the Greenwich seniors we serve—Witherell At Home, which is in-home care for our newly discharged short-term rehabilitation residents. The new service comes through a partnership with DanielCare Caring Choice, LLC, a leading home care organization serving the Fairfield County community. “We…

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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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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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