60 Plus in Omaha is the newest addition to the Omaha Magazine publications. It 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.

Guest-Starring at Omaha’s First Drive-In

May 16, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History

In the summer of 1972, I discovered the power of a flashlight with an orange wand. Nobody had ever paid attention to me—an undersized 16-year-old—until I worked at the 76th & West Dodge Drive-In and […]

Leprosy, Communist Revolutionaries, and a Gun to Her Back

May 3, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Religion

In 1948, Barbara Entz’s family moved to Omaha after a blind evangelist from the city, J.J. Esau, told her father to become a minister. Esau was in public relations with the nondenominational Grace Bible Institute […]

Choose Your Own Adventure

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Humor, Omaha Magazine

Somebody once said, “Life is an adventure.” I don’t remember who said it exactly, maybe Aristotle. He was a wise man, or at least we take the word of the ancient Greeks that he was. […]

Wanderings Of A Wordsmith

May 2, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Frank S. O’Neal published his first book of poetry in 2010 at age 62. In 2017, the Nebraska Arts Council exhibited his surrealist poetry video (a collaboration between the scribe and cinematographer Jason Fischer) for […]

The Beermuda Bicycle Tour

April 27, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

It began as a simple adventure concocted by four bicycling buddies to explore local byways on two wheels and sample good beer from the state’s burgeoning craft brewery landscape. Four days later, they dubbed their […]

60Plus Opener

April 25, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Opinion

In this edition of 60PLUS in Omaha Magazine, we continue the issue’s adventure theme. For those who don’t know, I was married to Mr. Adventure—Raymond Lemke. He sometimes lived on the edge. Or he just flew […]

Alicia Sancho Scherich

March 29, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Art

Behind every good artist, there exists a muse. And for Alicia Sancho Scherich, her muse happens to be a former pen pal—Mother Teresa. Yes, that Mother Teresa, Nobel Peace Prize winner and humanitarian extraordinaire.  The two connected […]

Punching Back Against Parkinson’s

March 20, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, Health

The up-tempo music pulsating from the rehabilitation wing at Life Care Center of Elkhorn doesn’t signal “party time” for physical therapists ending their shift; it signals the start of another Rock Steady Boxing session for […]

Hard Rock Hunting

March 2, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

According to geologist Allan Jeanneret, “Most people think geology is just the study of rocks, but it’s actually a study of the whole Earth and its structures.” Jeanneret’s love and passion—some might say obsession—for rocks […]

Remember the Big Joe Polka Show?!

March 1, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Entertainment, Music

The Jimmy B Orchestra, Barefoot Becky & The Ivanhoe Dutchmen, and The Sauerkrauts—these bands witnessed the heyday of polka in Omaha. The musical groups were just some of the acts featured on the Big Joe […]


 
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