Healthy Living

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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Witherell Welcomes in Warm Weather with Culinary Wellness Garden

Healthy Living | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

The Nathaniel Witherell welcomed in the warm spring weather earlier this month with a ceremonial groundbreaking at our Culinary Wellness Garden. The 1/4-acre garden was created by volunteers to grow organic heirloom vegetables for Witherell residents. “Once harvested, the produce from this garden – which will include tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, eggplants, radishes, salad greens, peas,…

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It’s Not too Late to Make New Year’s Resolutions for 2016!

Healthy Living | 0 comments | by supermaster

A new year means a new start. So, it’s never too late to make changes that can improve your physical and mental well-being. Whether it’s about adding extra fruits and vegetables to your diet or taking a walk around the block, there are a lot of ways for seniors to commit to leading a healthier…

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Seven Tips to Prevent Falls

Healthy Living | 0 comments | by supermaster

Simply put, a fall can put you at risk of serious injury. As you get older, physical changes and certain health conditions, as well as some of the medications used to treat those conditions, make falls more likely. Falls are a leading cause of injury among older adults. Each year, one out of three adults, ages…

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