Senior Services

RWJ Hamilton proudly serves the health, educational and social needs of our senior community. Our mission is to promote health via wide-ranging activities such as the 50+ Club; preserve health with screenings and social activities; and restore health by providing excellent care focused on the unique needs of seniors.


  • Better Health Program - a free membership program available to seniors who want to improve their health and well-being.

  • Senior Centers - Community educators provide classes and screenings at centers in Hamilton, Lawrence, Robbinsville, East Windsor and West Windsor.

  • Senior Programs/ Wired Seniors - Classes explore a range of topics affecting older adults such as mental health and medical conditions. Regularly scheduled favorites include Medication Brown Bag and the AARP Driving Class.

  • Screenings - Screenings measure hearing losse; cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure levels; and look for the onset of medical conditions such as osteoporosis and cancer.

Medicare Counseling

Free, objective, confidential Medicare counseling is available to seniors. State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) counselors provide objective advice by individual appointment. Call 609.924.2098, ext. 14.

For Medicare charts and plan finders, please visit NJ SHIP or the official Medicare website.

50+ Club

Membership in the 50-Plus Club is free and open to anyone at least 50 years old. Show your card at the hospital.

  • Free activities include bridge, walking and knitting.

  • Receive Discount for dinner in the hospital's cafe when your loved one is in our hospital.

Join today – no dues or mandatory meetings. Join the 50-Plus Club

  • 50+ Club Charity Knitters: Club members knit caps for newborns, articles for patients at Cancer Institute of New Jersey Hamilton and other projects. Experienced knitters as well as novices are welcome; the club's more skilled members are happy to share their knowledge and provide instruction. Meets Wednesdays, 10 am to noon. Call 609.584.5900.
  • 50+ Bridge Club:If you enjoy playing bridge, have basic knowledge of the game and point system, this club is for you.
    Meets Fridays, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Call 609.584.5900.