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.

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 […]

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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, […]

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 […]