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.

From Japanese-American Internment Camp to Boys Town

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History

Xenophobic fears ran wild after the Empire of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. The U.S. promptly entered World War II, and nearly 120,000 Japanese-Americans were relocated or incarcerated in internment camps across the country. The […]

The Queen of Omaha Ice

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People, Sports

The ice rink is smooth like glass. A young woman glides across the surface, breaking it in with her skates’ sharp blades. Across the rink, her coach watches closely, analyzing each move.  Barbara Foster has […]

The Crow and the Artist

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Art

There is a flock of metaphorical crows hovering over Andy Acker. Crow-related artworks, meanwhile, have taken over the Omaha-born artist’s home studio in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. The 69-year-old Acker creates bizarre sculptures out of carvings and […]

60Plus Opener

October 16, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Family, People

‘Tis the season for snowbirds to fly south. It’s hard for me to imagine being a snowbird, though. I genuinely enjoy Nebraska’s winter months: the blowing snow, beautiful scenery, and families gathered for holidays. These […]

Meriwether Lewis Suicide or Assassination

October 1, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, People

Kira Gale upset the historical establishment when she argued that the death of Meriwether Lewis was the result of assassination, not suicide.  Research into the explorers Lewis and (William) Clark consumed her life, up until […]

A Relic of Hinky Dinky

September 25, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, Places

As the University of Nebraska Medical Center expands in midtown Omaha, it digs up memories for residents who have seen the city change from a big small town to a metropolitan area. Such was the […]

Contributing editor 60Plus Gwen Lemke

September/October 2018 60Plus Opener

September 10, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Family, Omaha Magazine

Fall is my favorite time of the year. Temperatures are comfortable, and everything looks dazzling with the brilliant foliage of jewel-like green, yellow, orange, red, amber, and gold. It’s a great time for guests to […]

Like a Kid Again

September 9, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People, Sports

Don Byers’ teammates on the Bellevue University golf team saw the notion of shooting your age—one of the rarest feats in the sport—as a canard of the wildest conceit. But the athlete who played for […]

Contributing editor 60Plus Gwen Lemke

60Plus Opener

August 21, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha

Fall is my favorite time of the year. Temperatures are comfortable, and everything looks dazzling with the brilliant foliage of jewel-like green, yellow, orange, red, amber, and gold. It’s a great time for guests to […]

Don Hilpipre

August 12, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Stella’s Bar & Grill is paradise for burger-lovers. So, it should come as no surprise that the Bellevue eatery’s most loyal regular has been eating at Stella’s for more than 60 years.  It’s not just […]