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.

Monica Brown with her family

Passing the Czech

May 30, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

When Norm Melichar was a child, he walked the five blocks from his parents’ Omaha home to his grandparents’ every Saturday. There, he and his five sisters would play games, take walks, and cook with […]

Lowell Wilhite and barbecue

Low and Slow

May 29, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine

There is a secret ingredient for really good barbecue. The kind that wins competitions. The kind that is hard to replicate in a restaurant. Good, competition-worthy barbecue is special. No small amount of effort goes […]

Contributing editor 60Plus Gwen Lemke

60Plus Opener

May 22, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

This June issue is all about food. In past years, this issue has been one of our most popular. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, when my children were very young, we seldom went […]

King's Food Host retro outside photo

A King’s Crown

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

Deb Price’s parents, Larry and Esther Price, sold King’s Food Host restaurants nearly 50 years ago, but she says locals still harbor nostalgia for the chain. King’s started in Lincoln in 1955 and grew to […]

DNA illustration

Type 2 Diabetes

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

Everyone knows Type 2 diabetes is caused by bad foods. Everyone also knows you can reverse Type 2 diabetes by eating the right foods if you work hard enough to not give in to temptations. […]

Vietnamese coin

The Lucky Coin

April 19, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

In the aftermath of the 1969 Tet  Offensive, U.S. Marine Pat Peterson found a Vietnamese coin on the ground while serving a tour of duty in the Vietnam War. The date on the coin was […]

A Transcontinental Journey Through Time on U.S. Route 6

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History

Decades before the Interstate Highway System reshaped travel, commerce, and communities, the first intercontinental highway emerged in pre-World War I America. The oldest, longest, and highest of these transcontinental routes is U.S. Route 6. Midway […]

runner Bea Sides

Step Into Running

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, People

Bea Sides has been running for more than half her life, but joy is not the word she would use to describe the feeling that running evokes. “It’s not so much joy, it’s a sense […]

Suzanne Kossow travels world despite cancer

Staying a Step Ahead of Cancer

April 18, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Talk with Suzanne Kossow, and a quote from the film Shawshank Redemption comes to mind: “Get busy living or get busy dying.” Unfortunately, we all face the same conclusion at the end of our days. […]

Contributing editor 60Plus Gwen Lemke

60Plus Opener

February 14, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Family, People

When I hear about Nebraska’s wild turkeys, it always reminds me of bygone days when my boys were young—and we raised peacocks. Our peacocks would roam throughout the yard’s five wooded acres. The birds stayed […]