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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Bikers With Bells

December 15, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People

Christmas means Salvation Army red kettles swinging, bells ringin…and volunteers in biker gear and Santa hats. Navy veteran Bob Swanson is one of the Salvation Army’s most faithful bell ringers. For 10 years, he has [...]

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CPR Essentials

December 12, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Education, Health

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), for every minute a cardiac arrest victim goes without life-saving CPR and defibrillation, the chances of survival decreases 7 to 10 percent. Learning the basics of CPR is [...]

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Are You Ready

December 4, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

Have everyday tasks become difficult for you? Do you feel afraid and anxious and aren’t sure why? Maybe it’s time to consider the big question you’ve been avoiding—an assisted living community. Some of the common [...]

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Being Betty

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

Betty Winther was named for her grandmother. Betty Chin got her name because it was easy for her Chinese immigrant father to pronounce. No matter—both are in the club. The Betty Club, that is. For [...]

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Battling for Veterans

December 3, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine, People

As members of the Greatest Generation, today’s military veterans were drilled about the value of discipline. While discipline is often synonymous with a do-it-yourself attitude, when it comes to receiving their military benefits, those who [...]

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Kay Brown

November 25, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

Animal lover and volunteer Kay Brown isn’t one to shy away from hard work. Her busy life includes her job of working with disadvantaged teens, her yoga classes, her volunteer hours for the Nebraska Humane [...]

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Milton Kleinberg

November 5, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine, People

As a child in Poland, Milton Kleinberg got caught up in a little known chapter of the Holocaust when he and his family were among Jews exiled to Soviet labor camps. The forced journey took [...]

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Volunteer Advice from a Pro

September 20, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People

Did you watch more than an hour of the Weather Channel today? Do you put less than 25 miles on your car in any given week? Do you approach crossword puzzles with such confidence—and frequency—that [...]

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Bombs Bursting in Air

September 15, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Dundee, Neighborhoods, Omaha Magazine, Places

The Omaha suburb of Dundee didn’t expect an enemy attack during World War II. Bombs weren’t reaching the U.S. heartland in 1945. That’s why many thought of fireworks when a loud boom and a flash [...]

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Cruising for Trouble

September 10, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Neighborhoods, People, West Omaha

Roger Hansen was attaching to his vehicle a magnetic sign with the words “Piedmont Wycliffe Citizen Patrol” when his wife, Betty, noticed something unusual. A truck was parked far off the roadway on the grounds [...]


 
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