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Teamsters Rally at Greenwich Town Hall for a “fair and equitable collective bargaining agreement”

“The Town settles contracts that are fair both to its employees as well as to the taxpayers of the Town and will pursue arbitration when needed. The Town respects the work of the Teamsters. However, the Town will not conduct contract negotiations in the press.” – Fred Camillo Continue Reading →

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Town Owned Nursing Home: Balancing Finances, Staff Reductions, Vaccine Reluctance, Patient Safety Amid Covid

This week, during the monthly board meeting of the Nathaniel Witherell, the Town of Greenwich owned nursing home, again there was discussion about staff vaccination levels, staff reductions and the ongoing desire of loved ones to have indoor visitation – all given the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic and preparations for a possible sale of the facility. Continue Reading →

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Card Writing Campaign Aims to Brighten the Holidays for Witherell Residents

Since visitor restrictions are in place to help protect the residents at Nathaniel Witherell from COVID-19, The Greenwich Commission on Aging is asking the people who live in Greenwich to help make the holidays merry by sending personally signed Christmas/Holiday cards with a note of cheer. Continue Reading →

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Musical Therapy – A Useful Tool for Residents at Nathaniel Witherell

Mike Rinaldi, a Music Therapist at Nathaniel Witherell, recalled one woman in the Dementia Care unit who would not responded to any activities, including bingo or cards. But once Mike arrived with his music, the woman’s memory was sparked and she began dancing to the music. It took her back to a time when she and her husband loved to dance. Continue Reading →

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Dr. Francis X. Walsh, Nathaniel Witherell’s Medical Director, Receives Doctors of Distinction Award from Fairfield County Business Journal

While some may know Dr. Walsh from his frequent visits to the Witherell – he comes by six days a week – they may not know that he’s been a physician for over four decades and, at age 74, has one of the busiest practices in nephrology and internal medicine in Greenwich. Continue Reading →

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Presenting a Really Giant Check: Eversource Donates $4.9 Million to Nathaniel Witherell

In what First Selectman Peter Tesei described as a win-win for the Town, Nathaniel Witherell and for Eversource, the utility company presented a $4.49 million check to the Witherell for Project Renew. The amount represents 17% of the overall $27.1 million cost of the construction project. Continue Reading →

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