Category: Article

  • WGCH Radio Interviews with Darby and Friends

    WGCH Radio Interviews with Darby and Friends

    WGCH Radio Interview Darby and Friends, May 5, 2022 “Why the arts awaken memoreis and feelings” is the subject discussed by Maria Scaros and Darby. Listen Now WGCH Radio Interview Darby and Friends, June 9, 2021 Maria Scaros talks about the value of assisted living especially with loved ones living with memory impairment. Listen Now […]

  • Empathy Can Be Learned

    What is it to “walk in someone else’s shoes?”  Would that be the only way to empathize? Can empathy be learned? Recently forty attendees listened intently with their hearts during a workshop presented by Andrew Witter, co-founder of EmpanyIQ, a provider of empathy training for healthcare and senior organizations.   Becoming more empathetic can be […]

  • Creative Arts Therapies Contribute to Health and Well-Being

    Creative Arts Therapies Contribute to Health and Well-Being

    At The Greens at Greenwich the arts are used therapeutically to reawaken confidence, pleasure and participation. The arts help, overall, in developing a cohesive community of support. The creative arts therapies are recognized throughout the world as healing and important complementary interventions in health and well-being. Though a natural and joyful human experience, the creative […]

  • Caring for a Husband with Alzheimer’s Disease

    Caring for a Husband with Alzheimer’s Disease

    In honor of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, guest blogger Sharon Parker shares her Alzheimer’s caregiver/spouse story of love: I met Lew Parker, my husband and soul mate, in my early 40s. Everyone said it was impossible to meet someone after age 40. I had a successful media consulting business. Lew had a money management […]

  • Senior Summer Safety

    Senior Summer Safety

    Seniors can be more prone to heat and sun conditions than those who are younger. Here are several tips to surviving the heat while still enjoying the dog days of summer: How does hot weather affect older people? Hot weather is a danger for the elderly. Hyperthermia is when your body temperature is significantly above […]

  • Memory and Brain Boosting Tips for Seniors

    Memory and Brain Boosting Tips for Seniors

    By The Greens at Greenwich    |    June 1, 2019 Forgetfulness and issues with memory are common complaints among seniors. Not being able to remember past events or experiencing short-term memory loss is all too familiar as we get older. However, there are lifestyle changes that you can make to help improve your memory at […]

  • We Love Sheldon: 101 and Always Looking for Adventure

    We Love Sheldon: 101 and Always Looking for Adventure

    By Beth Liebowitz, Program Director    |    June 1, 2019   Every resident at The Greens at Greenwich is special, but not everyone is a centenarian.    Sheldon Evans just celebrated his 101 birthday with family and friends at The Greens where he celebrates life every day. We talked to him the other day in the […]

  • National Assisted Living Week 2019

    National Assisted Living Week 2019

    By Beth Liebowitz, Program Director    |    September 2, 2019   Every September we celebrate National Assisted Living Week, but this year’s theme really hits home for me at The Greens. A Spark of Creativity is what it’s all about, and we are here for it! Creative expression is the cornerstone of our culture at The Greens. In every […]

  • Informational Seminar on October 24: Navigating Health Care Options for Seniors

    Informational Seminar on October 24: Navigating Health Care Options for Seniors

    By The Greens at Greenwich    |    September 25, 2019   Navigating Health Care Options for Seniors:  How Do I Create and Manage My Team of Medical Professionals? presented by The Greens at Greenwich in partnership with CareBuilders at Home and the YMCA of Greenwich   Thursday, October 24, 2019   5:30 to 7:30pmYMCA of Greenwich50 […]

  • Introducing The Greens at Greenwich Executive Chef Michael Sherman and His Pumpkin Bisque Soup

    Introducing The Greens at Greenwich Executive Chef Michael Sherman and His Pumpkin Bisque Soup

    By The Greens at Greenwich    |    October 16, 2019   Warm up a crisp autumn day with this tasty Pumpkin Bisque Soup created by Chef Michael Sherman, Executive Chef at The Greens at Greenwich.  Our residents and staff enjoy delicious flavors every day from Chef Michael’s special recipes. Michael started cooking at a young age as […]