60 Plus in Omaha is the newest addition to the Omaha Magazine publications. It’s both a stand-alone magazine and a special section within each issue of Omaha Magazine. 60 Plus features important issues for the retiring “Baby-Boomer” generation, from active living and style to health care and traveling.
 
For questions about editorial, contact 60 Plus in Omaha contributing editor Gwen Lemke.

Dr. Bruce Johansen Keeps Moving

November 21, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Deep in the labyrinthine Arts and Sciences Hall at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, Dr. Bruce Johansen sits at his desk wearing a rather de rigueur outfit for him—a maroon T-shirt with red and blue basketball […]

The Pamphleteer

November 17, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

Colleen Ramsey has always written what she knows: love, adoption, grief, and—more recently—aging. “I have to feel something,” Ramsey says. “I have to have some emotion connected with it.” At 85, Ramsey has self-published more […]

Omaha’s Fire-Eating Santa

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

Tom Plith—the jolly old man with the snowy white beard—can often be seen breathing fire for a mesmerized audience outside the Imaginarium downtown. During the holiday season, he can be found laughing with a herd […]

Caregiver’s Golden Years, Between a Rock and a Hard Place

November 5, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

When Franklin Delano Roosevelt presented America with the Second New Deal, he created a national social safety net to prevent vulnerable senior citizens from dying in poverty. Social Security came into being with the Social […]

Planting Seeds of Community

October 27, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Although he grew up in Louisiana during the time of segregation, Edgar Hicks says he was more fortunate than most of his African-American peers. His parents were professionals—his mother was a teacher and his father […]

From Profane to Sacred

October 16, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Religion

Twenty-five years ago hordes of television cameras and newspaper reporters descended on Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to cover the trial of a 31-year-old serial killer whose depths of depravity defied comprehension. Details of the murders—17 in all, […]

Francophile

October 9, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Half a century ago, while attending Mercy High School, Anne Marie Kenny cultivated a Francophile passion. At 21, she followed it to realize a dream of being a cabaret artist in France. She went from […]

The Flower Lady of Leavenworth

September 12, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

If you live in or frequent the Elmwood Park area, chances are you’ve seen her. A petite, mysterious figure frequently and fastidiously tending her impressive garden at 57th and Leavenworth streets—her face obscured by a […]

How Do Old-Fashioned Candies Stand the Test of Time?

September 8, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Americans have a taste for sweet foods. According to the American Heart Association, the average American consumes three times the daily recommended intake for sugar. We’ve been eating sweets for quite some time, due both […]

Food for the Heart

August 28, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle

Marie Losole still laughs when telling what she calls “the story of our escapade,” a 1967 elopement by train to Idaho, one of two states where 18-year-olds could get married at that time without parental […]


 
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