Fairfield County

Rehab Success Story: Peter Sanders and The Nathaniel Witherell

Orthopedic Rehab | 0 comments | by supermaster

Stamford resident Peter Sanders has played sports for over six decades, and his sports injuries date nearly as far back. Sanders, 65, first injured his knees playing high school football. Then, as a young man right out of the army, he reinjured them on the basketball court. But that didn’t stop him. He turned to…

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‘Tis the Season at Nathaniel Witherell: Thirty Days of Celebration!

Music Therapy | 0 comments | by supermaster

At Nathaniel Witherell, we go all out to throw a good party. We choose a theme, scour the region to bring in top-notch entertainment, decorate extensively, and top it all off with fresh, tasty, theme-related cuisine. And since it’s so much fun, holiday celebrations here last all month. Christmas trees and Hanukkah menorahsare in the…

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Volunteer Spotlight Series: Nancy Gillon

Volunteers | 0 comments | by supermaster

If you’re looking for Nancy Gillon, more often than not you’ll find her in the beauty salon at The Nathaniel Witherell – as a volunteer! Gillon, age 69, has clocked more than 820 hours volunteering at the Witherell during the past year, helping in the beauty salon and transporting rehab patients and residents to and…

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Volunteer Spotlight Series: Nancie Bourne

Volunteers | 0 comments | by supermaster

The Nathaniel Witherell’s longest tenured volunteer, Greenwich resident Nancie Bourne began helping out here 35 years ago. She’s donated her time to various activities, from sprucing up the grounds as a member of the local Green Fingers Garden Club to running the Auxiliary (which merged with the Friends of Nathaniel Witherell in 2007). For the…

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Why Neurological Rehabilitation Is So Effective at The Nathaniel Witherell

Neurological Rehab | 0 comments | by supermaster

The nervous system, made up of the brain, spine, and nerves, coordinates our movements, thoughts, and sensations. It not only transmits the messages from our brains to our arms and legs so that we can move them, it also controls breathing, memory, and just about everything that keeps us interacting well with the rest of…

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