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.

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 […]

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 […]

Polka & Other Highlights

February 23, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

As always, 60Plus includes many good reads. A personal favorite of mine in this edition is the story on polka in Omaha. Many in Omaha will remember “Big Joe” Siedlik and his Big Joe Polka Show, […]

Kathy and Joe Italia

December 22, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Style

These autobiographical pieces and corresponding photos are part of a special edition of 60PLUS featuring local residents who prove that fashion has no age limits. Kathy Italia, 67 I was born and raised in Sioux […]

Mary Jochim

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Style

These autobiographical pieces and corresponding photos are part of a special edition of 60PLUS featuring local residents who prove that fashion has no age limits. Mary Jochim, 67 I have joy in my heart. I […]

Les Zanotti

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Style

These autobiographical pieces and corresponding photos are part of a special edition of 60PLUS featuring local residents who prove that fashion has no age limits. Les Zanotti, 81 I grew up in a small Iowa […]