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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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On birthdays, social media and friends by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health       NYC girl scouts circa early 1950's – some of whom I am still in contact with   Yesterday was my birthday… Starting over the weekend ... Read on »
My son got married! by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health          This "baby" got married last week!   I often say that I don't believe in coincidences – I believe that all things are related even if they may no ... Read on »
Boomers! Welcome to my world! by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health On January 1, 2011 the first wave of baby boomers started turning 65 and are now eligible for Medicare… Some worry there won't be sufficient funds in either Medic ... Read on »
Important Medicare Change Deadline by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Seniors know that we are now in Open Season for changing our Medicare Advantage providers if we so choose. We know this as our mailboxes are filled with ads f ... Read on »
On a dog dying by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Sam – a dog who is missed / photo by Lynn Dorman Sam is a Malamutt I adopted almost 8 years ago – when he was about 2 1/2 years old.  He had a different name ... Read on »
Funny Prayer about Getting Old by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A friend sent this to me for posting [thank you Britt] It plays on osme of the steretyopes I have written about but even so I laughed a lot watching it! ... Read on »
My unconscious sings to me! What does yours do? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.    Anais Nin ... Read on »
Bottoms Up! A duck “tail” by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Time for a change of pace – just as in "real" life – a blog needs some fun time too Could not resist running for my camera today… it was like watching  synchr ... Read on »
Scam alert! by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I haven't posted about email scams in a while so it's time for an update. The scammers are increasing their "volume" by saying  that they "know" you have been dea ... Read on »
Senior Citizens – Are You Ready To Be Categorized? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Or – would you rather be defined? Before you answer – read on a bit – there is a subtle difference between the 2 ideas.  You define yourself.  Others categ ... Read on »
What are the Best Network Marketing Businesses For Seniors: 3 criteria for you to contemplate by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health   The myth of seniors sitting at home in their rocking chair is rapidly dissipating, as more and more seniors are becoming entrepreneurs. Today’ ... Read on »
Do you have Aging Parents? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health You do have aging parents?  You are so lucky! Why? It means they are still alive! Yes -  caring for aging parents can be difficult.  BUT – there are a ... Read on »
Who, or what, is considered “old” these days? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Is this an activity for "old" people? Why not ?       40 used to be old; then it was 50 or 60; now it is over 75 [ish]. ... Read on »
Who Experiences The Most Stress? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health     I'm not sure there is a "correct" answer – but one might guess that at any given time, some age group will say "MINE WINS." And this may not a go ... Read on »
Is happiness related to age? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health   The quick answer is a resounding NO!   Age is not related to happiness because  happiness has nothing to do ... Read on »
What Makes Someone a Senior Citizen? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health        Good question!     Developmental Psychologists have long used either ages or stages to define segments of the population. Many developme ... Read on »
Fighting the Stereotypes of Senior Citizenship: 3 ways to do this by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health         In the United States, and some other countries, senior citizenship comes with some highly negative stereotypes. Sadly, we in th ... Read on »
Yearning to Be a Cougar? How to Look Younger Than Your Age by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Cougars!  The latest description of women who like younger men. [At least it’s no longer called “robbing the cradle” or “perverse.”] Throughout history, t ... Read on »
Supplements That Can Help You Immensely As You Age by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I personally do not believe in the concept of anti-aging because we cannot really go backwards or stop our aging process.  But anti-aging ... Read on »
Mother’s Day by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health [I post this poem every year] The Original Mother’s Day Proclamation We have gotten so far away from the original thoughts and made this one too into a shoppi ... Read on »