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Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Developmental Psychology
Portland, Oregon
I am a native New Yorker whose background includes a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology and a law... Full Bio
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10,000 Steps! Good For Me? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Today in honor of Earth ay [and a rare sunny DRY day,] I walked to my nearest library branch. According to my pedometer it was 10,325 steps [or 5 plus miles ... Read on »
5 Misconceptions About People Over 65 by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health "OLD" lady with a beer after biking 36+ miles over 10 PDX bridges!         They can get fat – but so can a 3 year old! Do they have to get fa ... Read on »
5 Stress Busters by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health                          Are you stressed?   Or are you among the rare 25% of Americans who are not greatly stressed at least once a week?  [A number down ... Read on »
65 Million MORE Obese People? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health   According to some recent surveys, there will be 65 million more obese U.S. citizens by 2030 and 11 million more in the U.K. I've written books , articl ... Read on »
69 going on 70 by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I've been mulling over the meaning of being 69 and I will post my thoughts as soon as I have finished thinking them. In the interim - post comments on being some certain ... Read on »
A book for your grandkid's parents by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health TAX DAY SPECIAL There is still time to enter the contest - but if you want a copy right now - there is a TAX DAY special of $4.15 [for 04/15 of course!] Just ... Read on »
A pet peeve of mine by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health As advertising of medications is all over the media - every TV station, the daily paper, the Internet, magazines, etc. I do wonder how much less meds would cost if the big pha ... Read on »
AARP Member? United Health Care Customer? Look where your money goes! by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health United Health Care – the CEO makes more in a day than most people make in years! But they are best known for denying coverage to clients AND for being the company th ... Read on »
AARP Member? United Health Care Customer? Look where your money goes! by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health United Health Care - the CEO makes more in a day than most people make in years! But they are best known for denying coverage to clients AND for being the company that AARP so ... Read on »
Abbot and Costello 2009 by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A friend sent this to me – although younger than I am – he’s a luddite….we here know that you are never too old to understand computers … but still – this is funny… ... Read on »
Abbot and Costello 2009 by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A friend sent this to me - although younger than I am - he's a luddite....we here know that you are never too old to understand computers ... but still - this is funny.... ... Read on »
About Wellsphere and Mavens by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I am a health blogger and health maven on Wellsphere [see logos to the right] Below is a press release about the mavens from the chief medical officer at Wellsphere. ... Read on »
After the rainstorm by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I usually miss the start of the rainbows when they are brightest – especially the double ones – but today I was lucky   Read on »
Aging and Finances by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Every time I open the paper or log onto my computer I see articles about prices. Gas will never go low again, home heating oil will go up lots this winter, food costs more du ... Read on »
Aging and Homelessness by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I was chatting with a neighbor the other day about wine - when she just blurted out that she had met with her financial advisor last week and was told in no uncertain terms t ... Read on »
Aging and Resveratrol by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health When I first read this New York Times article about resveratrol I was intrigued. Seems resveratrol is in red wine but I had just read about it elsewhere so I looked thru my c ... Read on »
Aging and Weight Gain – is it a given? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I' ve had a few discussions with friends lately about aging and weight gain.  I think it' s a myth that you MUST gain weight as you age yet many I know believe th ... Read on »
Ah - what we learn as we age : - ) by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I've said before that it takes me longer to recoup after body stress but saying it and actually knowing it are apparently two different mind sets : - ) Last week we went fr ... Read on »
An Old Scam With A New Twist by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Please beware -  if you know of some newer users online who might not know about the old Nigerian scams which have now graduated from the mail box to the inbox. I ... Read on »
An open letter to AARP's Bill Novelli by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Dear Mr. Novelli I have emailed you many times about my displeasure at your support of Medicare Part D and a request for an apology. I have sometimes been emailed back tha ... Read on »