The Secret of the Shimmy

January 5, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

Inhale. exhale. The slow Middle Eastern music increases in tempo. The ladies’ hips sway side to side in rapid repeat. All three wear black spandex pants and V-neck T-shirts. Scarves, loosely wrapped around their waists, […]

Where’s Johnny’s?

December 28, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

Johnny Carson was the definitive talk show host of the 20th century, hosting The Tonight Show for three decades at a time when it was the undisputed king of late night television. Carson started his […]

Nebraska Masonic Home

October 14, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

The building known as “The Castle” is hard to miss while driving through Plattsmouth on Webster Boulevard. Its imposing grey stone structure boasts Elizabethan towers and arched doorways fit for a Scottish king. For its […]

A Lesson in Lifelong Learning

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

Robert S. Runyon, posing in an austere-looking suit and tie, gazes down upon patrons from his portrait in the University of Nebraska at Omaha library. In contrast, the flesh and blood version introduces himself as […]

Jan Riggenbach

August 2, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

Watch out for Jan Riggenbach’s green thumb. Gardening has been her passion since age 7. She started writing a gardening column in 1974. That column, which she still writes weekly, is now syndicated in 12 […]

A Whirling Dervish Named Jane

June 16, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People, Publications, Retirement

When the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) rolls around in July, Omahan Jane Reuss will saddle up with her Team Angry mates for the 15th consecutive year. Reuss has cycled since childhood. […]

Clara Sue Arnsdorff

June 9, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

When Clara Sue Arnsdorff, 73, moved to Bellevue with her Air Force family (husband Gordon, son John, and daughter Susan) in the late ’70s, many things in what seemed like just another short-term assignment turned […]

Congestion, Headaches, and Sneezing

May 12, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

Marilyn Modlin was in her late 50s when the sniffles, congestion, and headaches began. She never suffered from allergies before, so she waited it out, hoping the symptoms would go away. But instead they got […]

Independent Living

May 5, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

Retirement communities stereotypically bring to mind senior citizens playing shuffleboard and bingo, perhaps eating some form of dry meatloaf and mushy potatoes in the cafeteria. That may have been your grandparents’ retirement community, but it […]

From the ’Burbs to the City Lights

January 21, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

Downtown Omaha pulses to the beat of live music, clinking glasses, and laughter, but while 20-somethings wander, propping one another up, scurrying from one bar to the next, Mary-Beth and Bruce Muskin find themselves settling […]


 
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