Health & Wellness


Yoga, TaiChi, Meditation, Strength building exercise, Walking Group, Classes focusing of Issues of Aging, Support Groups, Mind Enhancement through Games

Weekly Games for Mind Enhancement!

Mahjongg – Beginners Welcomed – Join this fascinating game of tiles!
Bridge Substitute – Call if you’d like to be a substitute!
Scrabble – New players welcomed – Brush up on challenging yourself with connecting words!
Backgammon –  With early versions dating back over 3,000 years, backgammon has certainly stood the test of time. This challenging game takes 5 minutes to learn… and a lifetime to master! Beginner? Come and learn how to play others or help those who are new to the game. If you own a set, bring it in.

ZOOM – Exercise with Jodie – Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 am

Many participants attest to the fact that Jodie’s sessions have had a positive impact on their fitness. She is a great teacher and can adapt any exercise to the participant’s individual needs. The atmosphere is upbeat and non-judgmental. 

The sessions include resistance activities to build muscle, stretching to encourage flexibility and balance exercises. This is a 45- minute low impact total body workout for every fitness level which is fun, social and offers many health benefits. 

ZOOM – Yang Snake Style Tai Chi – Tuesdays at 10:30 am; Fee: $5 members $10 non-members

The Yang Snake Style is a dynamic tai chi method that mobilizes the spine while stretching and strengthening the core body muscles. Practicing this ancient martial art increases strength, balance, flexibility, vitality, peace of mind, and martial skill. Snake Style tai chi uses core body strength to initiate movement. Through discussion and practice, students will learn the principles of snake style movement and learn stretching exercises to help create the strength and flexibility needed for this movement. Please wear loose clothing and flat shoes. Presented by: Ida Schmulowitz a certified Snake Style instructor. Fee payable directly to Ida. 

ZOOM – Chair Yoga – Fridays at 9:30 am

Offered by Lisa from Body-Soul. Please bring water, a yoga block and yoga strap to class.

ZOOM – Meditation Circle – Thursdays at 9:30 am – January 7, 14, 21, 28

Enjoy a time of centering silence, meditation and mindful reflection. The Circle is a simple and welcoming time of listening to the silence, sinking into our hearts, and gently practicing the art of being still. Open to all – experienced or brand new to meditation – we are invited to hold space with one another to help deepen our inner awareness and develop our individual practice. As in past Circles, we will continue to share in a quality time of sitting silence, meditate on various poems and passages and share open, honest and mindful conversation with one another. Led by Lee Clasper-Torch.
Please register by emailing Hamilton House:

ZOOM Optimal Nutrition for Seniors with Amanda Rigby – Wednesday, January 13 at 1 pm

Looking to optimize health with targeted nutrition so that you can feel your best? Questions on your current health conditions and how to manage and reduce symptoms? Join Registered Dietitian, Amanda Rigby, as she discusses the latest nutrition science and leave with simple tips to bettering your health today! 

Amanda is a Licensed, Registered Dietitian with a focus on functional medicine. This means she works to address the underlying cause of disease and creates an individualized, therapeutic approach to one’s health. She is the founder of HealThy Self Nutrition, Inc., a virtual private practice specializing in gut/GI disorders. By focusing on identifying the root causes and imbalances within the body, rather than just treating the symptom, Amanda is able to significantly improve your health outcomes.

Amanda is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island’s competitive Nutrition and Dietetics program. She completed her dietetic internship in Hickory, North Carolina out of Lenoir Rhyne University where she completed over 1400 hours of supervised practice and was able to sit for the national board exam. She is currently enrolled in the ADAPT Academy out of the Kresser Institute for Functional Health Professionals.

ZOOM Food for Life with Ella Rodriguez – Friday, January 15 at 1 pm

Ella’s path towards plant-based nutrition started when she was faced with a health issue a few years ago. Ella then decided to deepen her nutrition knowledge and completed the Whole Foods Plant Based Nutrition Certification from eCornell University. To be able to share the information she learned with others, Ella went on to become a Healthy Teachers Program Instructor for Whole Foods and a Food For Life Instructor through the Physician Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM).

Lecture – Plant Based Nutrition will focus on:explaining what exactly is a Plant-Based Diet; why it is superior to the Standard American Diet; it will address some of the most common nutritional myths; and discuss how a Plant-Based diet can help with aging healthfully. Ella requests registered members to fill out this brief survey: Pre-class survey:

ZOOM Savory Fare in the Kitchen – Wednesdays, January 27 at 2 pm

Join Mary each month as she cooks two dishes right before our eyes that are easy and enjoyable to make right at home yourself. Recipes to be announced.

Mary Hughes, owner of Savory Fare, returns once a month to prepare easy dishes right from her own kitchen to yours. Mary has been a personal chef for 15 years and started her catering business three years ago pivoting to the senior population. Her sous chef Rosa Munoz is the kitchen manager and started cooking with Mary nine years ago.