Volunteers

To Boost the Elderly’s Spirits, The Nathaniel Witherell Calls in the Glam Squad!

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A treasured routine, like a weekly hair appointment—often helps define an elderly person’s memories of their former life. And if they live at a skilled nursing facility, that old routine becomes even more important. The Nathaniel Witherell in Greenwich has made that a priority. To do so, they’ve called in the “Glam Squad.” The Glam…

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Culinary Wellness Garden Update: Giving Thanks For a Great Harvest

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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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Veteran’s Day: A Time To Reflect & Remember

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America’s service veterans are a special group, and honoring them on Veteran’s Day is one of our favorite events. Each year, the Nathaniel Witherell partners with Masonicare of Connecticut for a “Day of Proclamation” in our chapel. Residents who served in diverse branches of our armed forces come together for a patriotic celebration and a…

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The Holidays Arrive Early at Nathaniel Witherell!

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You may be wondering why there is a Christmas tree already on display in the Witherell Family Lounge before Thanksgiving. The Friends of Nathaniel Witherell has signed up to decorate a holiday tree for the upcoming Junior League’s Enchanted Forest fundraiser. This three-day winter holiday event takes place from Thursday, November 16, 2017 to Saturday,…

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Ice Cream for All! One Family’s Generosity Melts Our Hearts

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There are many ways our supporters give back to the Witherell: some donate time, some donate money, and others, well…they donate time, money, and ice cream! It’s been a long-standing Brennan family tradition to “treat” our residents to an annual visit from the Phil & Tom Good Humor Ice Cream truck. Dennis Brennan, a former…

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