Music Therapy

Carnegie Hall-Caliber Performances Are Coming to the Witherell

Music Therapy | 0 comments | by supermaster

Everyone knows the line about how to get to Carnegie Hall, but on Sept. 27, Witherell residents won’t have to worry about that old joke. They can enjoy a world-class performance right here in our very own auditorium. Even though we are far from the famed Midtown Manhattan concert hall, residents will be able to…

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July is a Big Month for Music at The Nathaniel Witherell

Music Therapy | 0 comments | by supermaster

One look at the special events featured in The Nathaniel Witherell’s July recreation calendar and you can tell our halls are alive with the sound of music—practically every day! Among the musical treats scheduled for Witherell residents is a piano concert by classical concert pianist David Sacks that takes place this Friday, July 15, at…

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Shining the Spotlight on Our Guest Performers and Lecturers at The Nathaniel Witherell

Alzheimer's | 0 comments | by supermaster

According to Mary Bruce, Witherell’s therapeutic recreation director, “In a typical month residents can choose from over 100 programs and events that have been put together after an extensive assessment of residents’ individual capabilities and interests.” Among our very talented guest performers is Patty Carver, a singer, actress, and musical writer who has performed in…

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Witherell Celebrates National Nursing Home Week with Psychedelic 60s Theme

Dementia Care | 0 comments | by supermaster

Peace, love, and flower power were in the air as The Nathaniel Witherell kicked off National Nursing Home Week (May 10-16) with a fabulous “Spring into Summer” party, attended by more than 300 residents, families, and friends. The party was followed by a weeklong series of performances and activities that featured a “Psychedelic 60s” theme….

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Witherell’s Music and Memory Program Helps Those with Alzheimer’s and Other Forms of Dementia

Alzheimer's | 0 comments | by supermaster

The Witherell’s Music and MemorySM program is moving full steam ahead. In our first blog on this topic, we announced that the Witherell was working with Music and Memory, a nonprofit organization that brings personalized music into the lives of the elderly or infirm through digital music technology. The goal is to create and provide…

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