Westlake Impressions!

As I write the first Newsletter of 2018, Westlake Residents are honored to be among the country’s population enduring the coldest recorded-setting temperatures!  I fear our snowbirds may not have escaped the “Bomb Cyclone’s” impact that ferried across our Nation! What may help bring warmth to your heart, and hearth, is the impression Westlake Residents … Read More

How to Avoid Empty Nest Syndrome

You may find yourself dreaming of the day your children move out of the house, but the fact is, empty nest syndrome can be difficult to deal with. After spending at least two decades as a parent, it’s only natural to experience a range of emotions when they leave. From the sadness of watching them … Read More

Ways to Prepare for Non Retirement

Have you heard? Sixty-five is the new 45, and many people aren’t ready for traditional retirement when the time comes. Instead, people are finding ways of keeping busy after retiring in ways that let them continue to pursue their passions and maintain a fulfilling life. This state of non retirement has become the new normal … Read More

Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Blessings begin with candles glowing, lights twinkling, gifts wrapped (maybe), and as Holiday Music pervades the air!  It is truly a magical and wonderful time of year!  Walking on a cold crisp December evening at Westlake Golf & Country Club, we enjoy seeing our homes shine brightly with Seasonal Splendor! Hopefully, you have made progress … Read More

How to Make the Most of a 3 Day Weekend

Wondering what to do with yourself on that upcoming 3 day weekend? It’s time for a mini vacation! Long weekend getaways are a great way to have a bit of an escape without putting a big dent in your budget. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, New Jersey offers couples … Read More

Benefits of Drinking Water

(Besides Quenching Thirst!) If there’s one health recommendation that everyone seems to know, it would be to drink plenty of water. Since our bodies need proper hydration to function, not drinking enough of it prevents us from functioning optimally. But do you really need eight glasses per day to get all the benefits of drinking … Read More

Giving Thanks! A Tradition!

A great tradition is celebrating Thanksgiving each November!  Respectfully, we give thanks for our families, friends and the necessities in life that we enjoy.  As I write November’s Newsletter for the residents at Westlake Golf & Country Club, I reflect and give thanks for Westlake Traditions!  Curious as to what Westlake Traditions can be?  There … Read More

7 Ways to Make Money Over 55

We work hard all our lives to enjoy a comfortable retirement—but times are changing. With age expectancy and expenses always increasing, you may be looking for money resources, or like many people, find yourself wondering, “can I retire?” The good news is that with a carefully planned budget and some creativity, you can easily stay … Read More

Basic Golf Tips for the Beginner

So, you’ve decided to pick up the clubs and finally learn how to play golf. It’s a great idea at any age! But while being out in the fresh air is not a bad way to spend four hours, the game can be quite an undertaking for someone who’s stepping up to the tee for … Read More

Who Remembers Bela Lugosi?

Nooo Special affects needed!  One look into those haunting eyes and he would frighten me into a cowering fool!  As a child watching him portray Count Dracula in those old horror movies, both under my bed and closet, had to be inspected before I would hide under the blankets believing “no flying bats” would find … Read More