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Alzheimer’s Disease: A National Crisis That Requires Community Support

Alzheimer's | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

The good news for America’s baby boomers is that they’re living longer. In fact, the 65+ demographic will more than double over the next 40 years, according to recent reports. With longevity on the rise, also comes a rise in those with Alzheimer’s Disease, unfortunately. According to The Alzheimer’s Association, “one in three seniors dies…

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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 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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On March 1st, You’ll Have 24 Hours to Give Where You Live!

Donations | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

As a Greenwich resident, you probably know someone at The Nathaniel Witherell. Maybe it’s your elderly parent, a former neighbor or friend. Or, you might have once gotten a haircut from Tony Sciarillo, a Witherell resident who many recognize as “the best barber in Greenwich” in his day. Tony’s shop was a fixture in Chickahominy,…

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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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