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.

Omaha Star building in North Omaha

An Omaha Star: Phyllis Hicks

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

When the story of the city’s longest-running African-American-owned newspaper, The Omaha Star, is written, three women will dominate its 80-year narrative. Founding publisher Mildred Brown ran the ship from 1938 until her death in 1989. […]

The Phoenix-Like Resurrection of Turkeys in Nebraska

The Phoenix-Like Resurrection of Turkeys in Nebraska

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, People

If you’ve ever gone turkey hunting in Nebraska, or seen one out and about, you should know that every turkey you have encountered in Nebraska is a miracle. The state’s tumultuous history of wild turkeys […]

Shirley Ortman checking scuba gear

600 Dives and Counting

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, People

Native North Dakotan Shirley Ortman was 19 before she learned to swim. “I’m a pretty good swimmer, but I don’t enjoy it,” she says. “And I do not like to lie on the beach; I’m […]

Pill bottle illustration

Opiate Addiction and Seniors

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

Substance use disorders occur when at least one substance or drug leads to distress or impairment that is clinically significant. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of opioid addicts in […]

Contributing editor 60Plus Gwen Lemke

Prime Time 2019

January 3, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fashion

A couple of years ago, I saw a book featuring older people from California and New York dressed to the hilt, telling stories of their life experiences. I thought, “Omahans have many stories to tell, […]

Roger W. Sayers

Roger W. Sayers

December 27, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Style

Editor’s note: These autobiographical pieces and corresponding photos are part of a special edition of 60PLUS featuring local residents who prove that fashion has no age limits. Click here for the full list of featured models.  […]

Tom Tomoser

Tom Tomoser

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Style

Editor’s note: These autobiographical pieces and corresponding photos are part of a special edition of 60PLUS featuring local residents who prove that fashion has no age limits. Click here for the full list of featured models.  […]

Norma Jene (Hill) Baker

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Style

Editor’s note: These autobiographical pieces and corresponding photos are part of a special edition of 60PLUS featuring local residents who prove that fashion has no age limits. Click here for the full list of featured models.  […]

Myriel Böes

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Style

Editor’s note: These autobiographical pieces and corresponding photos are part of a special edition of 60PLUS featuring local residents who prove that fashion has no age limits. Click here for the full list of featured models.  […]

Marian Andersen standing on step in garden

Marian Andersen

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Style

Editor’s note: These autobiographical pieces and corresponding photos are part of a special edition of 60PLUS featuring local residents who prove that fashion has no age limits. Click here for the full list of featured models.  Marian Andersen, 90 […]