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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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Inactivity is BAD by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health then this came across my screen: Inactivity is BAD BAD BAD Inactivity is a major cause of death worldwide, with new research suggesting that ... Read on »
Our Golden Years? Not Really by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health With the economic bust, many who thought they would be retired are still working….out of sheer necessity…they need the income and they sorely need the health in ... Read on »
New Scam Tied To Affordable Care Act by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health     the scammers are in full swing scamming – using the act and saying they are from the government and need some further information. According to ... Read on »
Stop Sitting So Much – and So Badly by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Then sit less than 3 hours a day – and when you do sit -  sit with better posture.   Recent research shows that sitting for long periods of time is ... Read on »
Do You Want To Be Healthy? Then stop eating rocks and dirt! by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Lately there have been “big” news articles about the downside of taking supplements. I previously wrote about one study regarding older women. The latest news ... Read on »
Muses and Emotions: Is It Aging or Is It Me? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health   Over the years I’ve seen that I work in cycles of various lengths. Jobs? Two years max! Daily exercise at a club? About 1.5 years! Regular wo ... Read on »
Jogging and Longevity by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Not only does exercise help our brains as we age, it also adds years to that brain's [and body's] functioning!! I wrote about moving as a way to stave off Alzheim ... Read on »
Lower Your Alzheimer’s Risk by Moving!! by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health New news about Alzheimer's: lowering your risk!!   A new study indicates that normal everyday activity helps reduce the risk of Alzheimer's.   ... Read on »
Challenges, April Fool, My Brain, And A Key by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health It’s April Fool’s day It’s a new blog challenge It’s the start of a new quarter [of the year] So – It’s time to ... Read on »
Puzzles? Reading? Yes – they ARE good for you! by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health In fact, if you are younger, and don't do puzzles -  start now and keep doing them … it's good for your brain – According to a study : Doing puz ... Read on »
When I Grow Up I Want To Be …. by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I knew what writers did as I was a library aficionado. I read books about dogs and horses and wrote books about horses and dogs – even drawing my own pictures. And a ... Read on »
You Will Likely Live to 90 by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health What will you do with all the extra years? Right now there are nearly 2 million people in the USA who are in their 90s and it is projected that by 2050 three ... Read on »
Who or What Is Old? My Own Stereotypes by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health For the last few years, I’ve been finding myself wondering aloud about some activities to friends, saying, “When I’m old, I wonder if I can still do…..” More than ... Read on »
Food And Brain Shrinkage by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health What are we doing to our brains We now know that poor diets and damage to the hypothalamus are related. Here's another reason to eat more healthy foo ... Read on »
Obesity Is Linked To Changes In The Brain by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health What are we doing to our brains?   The hypothalamus is a small almond sized structure situated just above the brain stem and controls body temperature, ... Read on »
How To Figure Out What You Can Do With Your Skills by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health In writing about being self-employed – I posted this: Start right now and make a list of all the things you are good at. Just let your brain run ... Read on »
Drugs, Depression and Getting Old by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Sometimes I feel like a broken record…and when it's about drugs, that's sad. We are are a "take a pill for that" kind of culture. Look at all the ads on TV: " ... Read on »
Food Insecurity in the United States? Yes! by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Food insecurity is a nicer way of saying you are going hungry! Like Mother Hubbard our cupboards are bare! And as we grow older, more of us are falling into ... Read on »
Vitamins and Older Women: Some Thoughts by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health There was recent news that taking multivitamins was bad for the health of "older" women. I read the research summary and nowhere did it tell me what vitamins were ... 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 »