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.

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Girl Time With the “The Knit Peeps”

April 22, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Publications, Retirement

While they may see it as just a hobby, a group of local women knitters are busy creating the heirlooms of tomorrow. “The Knit Peeps” as they refer to themselves, is a group that meets weekly […]

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A Joyful Noise

April 21, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Publications, Religion

Electric. Eclectic. Inspired. All of those descriptors apply to Sacred Heart Catholic Church’s Freedom Choir. Home for this contemporary gospel choir is a Late Gothic Revival-style house of worship at 22nd and Binney streets in […]

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Nostalgia: Ain’t What it Used to Be

April 17, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

Peony Park was where you danced indoors in the Royal Terrace Ballroom and under the stars in the Royal Grove. Remember meeting the amusement park’s mascot, Peony the Skunk? (Some people called her “Stinky.”) Or […]

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Old-School Craftsmanship

April 3, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People

Originally published in March/April 60+ in Omaha These are things that happen in the working life of 78-year-old woodcraftsman Joe Privitera: Someone is missing chairs that match their 17th Century table, can Joe make new […]

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Karen and Ron Baker

February 24, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People

Karen & Ron Baker had their first date on May 1st of last year. On October 4th, just four short months later, they were married. Crazy kids in love?  Impulsive, impetuous teenagers? You might think […]

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On Top of the World

February 19, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Places

Bhima, our guide, waited for us on the trail. We caught up to her after stopping to adjust our daypacks and enjoying some wild berries. Under her umbrella, which protected her from the burning sun, […]

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Brothers & Sisters

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People

Meeting Gene Haynes in a crowded breakfast place turned out to be a bit of a mistake. After all, the gregarious North High School principal had to begin his morning by making the rounds, chatting […]

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Hamming it Up

February 18, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People

If there’s a technological/jargon gap widening between Baby Boomers and Millennials, it may have little to do with textspeak and Internet gobbledygook. These days, anyone with at least a flip phone or a dial-up connection […]

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The History and Mystery

February 11, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Places

Omaha eyes are drawn to the massive limestone building towering over 20th and Dodge Streets. How could we miss it?  But it’s what we don’t see that tells the history of Omaha Central High School. […]

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Rose Baker

January 20, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, People

Rose Baker is a graduate of Monroe Elementary School. That’s not a typo. Monroe Elementary became Monroe Middle School in 1956. Baker doesn’t need much of an excuse to return to her alma mater. She’s […]


 
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