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.

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, […]

MDA Labor Day Telethon

You’ll Never Walk Alone

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, Omaha Magazine

The MDA Labor Day telethon, hosted by multi-talented Jerry Lewis, was a holiday staple of network TV for over 40  years.  The Lewis-headed televised fundraiser ran from 1966 to 2010, and raised over $2 billion […]

Robocalls-robot illustration

Side-Stepping Scams

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

You pick up the phone and you hear it: the familiar robocall offering you tickets for a cruise ship at a deeply discounted rate, or an automated message (supposedly from the IRS), saying out of […]

Jerry Meyer

One Cool Cat

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

“She brings the girls and the cat to me—I was the vice principal,” Jerry Meyer says. “I say, ‘I am going to take the cat, she’ll stay in my office. I am going to call […]

Contributing editor 60Plus Gwen Lemke

60Plus Opener

August 21, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

This issue of 60 Plus features some wonderful, caring people. Mike Pallas, who leads the Valley View 4-H Club, works with youth living at Omaha Home for Boys. Jerry Meyer devotes several hours a week […]

Carolyn Owen Anderson, feature image

Encouraging Arts In Everyone

August 20, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Art is one of the most inclusive forms of expression. Carolyn Owen Anderson has dedicated nearly 20 years to helping an underserved population of seniors and people with developmental disabilities express themselves. She is the […]

Bonnie O'Connell

Art of the Book

June 21, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine, People

In addition to being an acclaimed and accomplished artist in the Omaha art scene, Bonnie O’Connell has been a professor of book arts at the University of Nebraska at Omaha for over 30 years. Her […]

Contributing editor 60Plus Gwen Lemke

60Plus Opener

June 17, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

Retiring and retired seniors have varied interests in the arts and provide many contributions to the Omaha community. Retired UNO professor Bonnie O’Connell has a love of books and the art of printing. In her […]

John Rogers

Two Couples, Two Eras, Two Galleries

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

George and Sarah Joslyn arrived in Omaha in 1880. Bob and Roberta Rogers arrived to the city in the late 1950s. Although the two couples were from different eras and never met, they both embraced […]

Jesse Neese at Nuclear INK

Seniors Gone Wild

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, Omaha Magazine

Lynn and Thom Sinnette, both in their 60s, received tattoos from Nuclear Ink tattoo artist Jesse Neese around five years ago. “I didn’t go in looking to have half of my chest done, but then […]