Long-Term Care

The Witherell Has Gone to the Dogs (and Cats and Birds)!

Dementia Care | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

We all remember our first pet. Even as we age, memories of our childhood pets remain, long after dates, places, and faces fade from recall. For residents at the Nathaniel Witherell, those fond connections to companionship are renewed often through the Witherell’s Pet Therapy Program. The Witherell has always been a place where pets are…

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Residents In the Spotlight: Author & Illustrator, Carolyn Moynihan

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

From Kipling to Emerson, writers have long found inspiration for their tales from nature. For Carolyn Moynihan—author, artist, and Nathaniel Witherell resident—inspiration struck when a chipmunk skittered across her path while on a walk with her daughter. From that encounter, an idea for a children’s book series was born. Carolyn wrote the first in the…

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The Witherell Adds New Physiatrist Service to Enhance Recovery and Well-Being

About Us | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

A “physiatrist” is a physician not be confused with a “psychiatrist” or a “physicist.” A physiatrist is a doctor who helps patients recover faster from an injury or surgery by maximizing their physical and psychological potential. They use a variety of techniques to help minimize pain that can include exercise, injections, medication, prosthetics, physical therapy…

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The Arts are Alive at the Witherell!

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

From landscape and pottery painting to photo exhibits and artist lectures—the arts are an important part of life at the Nathaniel Witherell. Our community is home to several former artists, and we’re a place where budding creative talent is nurtured. Our therapeutic arts program is robust. Residents can participate in hands-on arts projects, or can…

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The Witherell Gets an Update: Historic Charm With Modern Amenities

About Us | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Nathaniel Witherell holds a cherished spot in Greenwich history. But history aside, delivering the utmost comfort to our residents is our top priority. So, we recently undertook a substantial renovation project to further enhance our historic property with modern updates. The result will be a campus…

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