elder care

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

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

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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Cockatiels, Church, and More: The Important Role of Therapeutic Recreation

Healthy Aging | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

Bingo and bridge, live musical performances and plays, puzzle making and handcrafts—activities that may seem to be nothing more than pleasant hobbies in senior living actually serve an important function. Robust recreation programs are an important tool to promote the health and well being of elderly residents. Studies have shown that stimulating the brain helps…

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Deciding on Skilled Nursing Care? Make Peace of Mind Your #1 Criterion

Alzheimer's | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

Deciding to move a family member into a skilled nursing facility can be emotionally trying. Adult children can feel guilty about not being able to care for their parents at home, or they fear their parents won’t be cared for properly. Financial considerations also complicate matters, particularly when children worry their parents’ assets won’t cover…

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Greenwich Student Volunteer Connects Nathaniel Witherell Residents to Technology

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

For rising junior Joseph Farrell, the question “How did you spend your summer vacation?” is one he’s more than happy to answer. That’s because this young Greenwich student is piloting a technology program to teach our residents how to use the internet so they can connect to family, world news, and various forms of entertainment….

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