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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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Nathaniel Witherell’s Culinary Wellness Garden Puts Locally Sourced Produce on The Menu

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Being recognized as one of the best nursing homes in Connecticut by U.S. News & World Report is a fabulous distinction. Now, we can claim one more: with recent completion and ongoing harvest of fresh vegetables from our Culinary Wellness Garden, we now offer “farm to fork” dining for our residents. Stephanie MacLeay, a registered…

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Greenwich Student Volunteer Connects Nathaniel Witherell Residents to Technology

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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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