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.

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The Influenza Virus and the Elderly

November 4, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

Each year as fall rolls around, people start hearing the call to get vaccinated for the flu. But does one need to get the flu vaccine every year? The simple answer is yes. The influenza […]

Contributing editor 60Plus Gwen Lemke

60Plus Opener

November 3, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

A Special Time of Year The holidays! I find myself thinking of holidays past when my family was all here, and the children were young. I think about the stages of life. In the beginning […]

Mary Pat Paul at OneTree Yoga

Hot Take on a Cool Practice

November 1, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine, People

Mary Pat Paul is a polite woman, soft-spoken and mild mannered. Get her on a yoga mat, however, and she goes from mild to hot in seconds. In a practice often avoided by those half […]

Dick Blick, former Olympic gold medalist

From Oceanside to Riverside

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Dick Blick swims four or five times a week in the beautiful and still-new Fremont YMCA pool. At 79, the exercise keeps him fit, flexible, and strong, and he also touts the natural endorphins that […]

Polly and Joe Goecke

Going, Going, Gone

September 26, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Friends of Omaha Public Library has long hosted book sales to help raise funds for the library, but as technology has advanced, so has its methods. In 2006, volunteer Polly Goecke was quick to nominate […]

SShingles Vaccinations | ngie Jorgensen Elkhorn | Omaha Magazine

Shingles Vaccinations

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Ekhorn resident Angie Jorgensen, 52, wasted no time getting a shingles vaccine upon turning 50. “I knew I would get the shingles shot the minute I turned 50 because my mother, who didn’t get the […]

Carl Fosco at Do Space

Cyber Seniors

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Do Space is abuzz with conversation at 9:30 a.m., and it is only 30 minutes into the weekly meetup. At tables around the meeting room, people huddle in front of laptops and phones as volunteers […]

Professor Chris Allen of UNO

Omaha to Oman

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

I’ve been enamored of traveling for a long time, I just didn’t start until I was fairly old,” says University of Nebraska at Omaha journalism professor Chris Allen. He first travelled overseas to Russia for […]

Contributing editor 60Plus Gwen Lemke

60Plus Opener

September 25, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

One of the stories in this issue hit home for me—our health story. My sister had shingles that went into her eye. I asked her about her experience and want to pass what she wrote […]

Mike Pallas, Valley View 4-H Club

Mike Pallas

August 22, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Seven calves started a 70-year labor of love. In 1948, seven calves were donated to the Omaha Home for Boys, and the organization used those calves to start Valley View 4-H Club. Two years later, […]