Exploring the Many Options of Senior Care

October 27, 2013 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Retirement

It’s never easy for a family to make the decision to move a senior into a care facility. But thanks to tighter regulations and consumer demand, the dreary institutions of decades past have been replaced […]

Craig Hughes

Posted In: Entrepreneurs, Omaha Magazine, People

Craig Hughes graduated from college with what he calls a “design as decoration” attitude and went straight into the world 
of advertising. As for the notion of conducting classic “field work,” he considered that a […]

Test-Takers or Learners?

October 26, 2013 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily

Hopefully by now all parents of Nebraska public school children have received the results of the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) test. This test—which covers reading, writing, and math (and science for older students)—provides a specific […]

Potash Twins

Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine, People

Omaha once reigned as a major live music hub where scores of legendary artists came to perform. Many resident musicians who got their chops here used Omaha as a springboard to forge fat careers on […]

Rotavirus: Symptoms and Prevention

Posted In: Family, Health, HerFamily, News

Rotavirus gastroenteritis is the most common cause of severe diarrhea in children less than 5 years of age. By age 3, most children have been infected by at least one strain of this virus. Transmission […]

Frank Fong

October 25, 2013 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, People

“I apologize for not bringing you something to drink,” Frank Fong says with the utmost graciousness. Never mind that he’s sitting on a park bench in a rose garden, decidedly far away from any beverage […]

A Grain of Salt

Posted In: At Home, Home, OmahaHome, People

There was blue carpet everywhere. It was hard to make out the precise shade of blue because any light that might have filtered into the tiny rooms of the house fought a losing battle with […]

Car Insurance Terminology

Posted In: Auto, HerFamily, Lifestyle

Insurance can be confusing. If it isn’t something that we deal with on a regular basis, the terminology can leave us even more befuddled. The following are terms that are used in “insurance talk” and […]

Hitting the High Cs

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music, Theatre

The winter solstice seems the ideal date for a mittens-and-music caroling party. However, when the Aethertones gather for a performance in the Old Market Passageway on December 21st, expect a decidedly “anti-caroling” caroling event. The […]

Red Dawgs

Posted In: Central Omaha, Education, Fitness, HerFamily

Sophomore Mackenzie Voecks is pretty excited about being a starter for her basketball team this fall semester: “I might be a forward. Not sure yet.” She’s also a team manager for her high school’s volleyball […]