Closer to Her Children in Omaha When a senior mother recently decided to move from her Oregon home of 35 years to be closer to her children in Omaha, it wasn’t a quick decision. It took several years to let the idea sink in until the actual moving process began. This move was the final chapter in her life. And that prospect weighed heavily on her. Leaving the place she once shared with her now deceased husband for a new state; a new home, and new friends wasn’t easy.