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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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Glasses Or Contacts – The Age Old Debate by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health This is my personal experience with both contacts and glasses – I’ll start with the pros and cons of each as I see them. Glasses Pros easy to put on ... 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 »
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 »
Stress and Women by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health If you are a woman, you are most likely not getting enough sleep – or enough exercise. Why?  Because, in spite of any changes in our cultures, women still have t ... Read on »
My quacking alarm clock by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Every neighborhood needs a town crier or a quacker for an alarm clock – doesn't it?  If you miss having one in your area, come visit ours   My neig ... Read on »
DON’T FALL FOR THE SCAM WITH THE PUPPY DOG EYES! by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health                                 Sometimes the ad offers a free puppy.   Or, maybe a pure bred dog needs a new home. The scam works like this: althou ... Read on »
Musings upon hitting the big seven-zero [70] by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I muse and I also just turned 70 – so this is a new [and very strange] topic for my musings…. 1 -  70 is an age I never thought about when I was ... Read on »
Oregon Bank of Cascades Phishing Scam by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Attention Oregonians From Attorney General John Kroger   The Oregon Department of Justice Consumer Hotline today has received a surge of complaints about te ... Read on »
Find Your Strongest Life by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Find Your Strongest Life Marcus Buckingham  This book starts with the premise that women are unhappier than they were 40 years ago and that ... Read on »
Overweight women and exercise – will it make you fit? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Short answer – NO! Exercise will not cut the risk of heart disease in those who are overweight unless they also slim down, according to a study of thousands of ... Read on »
Look at my mail! by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health good grief! When you get "old" and are near a birthday -  this is the kind of mail you get                       ... Read on »
I’ve been negligent by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health In my push to finish my parenting e-book I have neglected my blogs.  I had set some posts to go on auto but the WP update I had done would not allow anything schedule ... Read on »
The “fat and uglies” by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I had a good friend, sadly one who died 2 years ago, who would say she was having "one of those fat and ugly" days.  She was neither fat nor ugly – but I knew what sh ... Read on »
Ladies: can you be overweight and still be fit? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Short answer – NO! There are articles around saying it is okay for women to be overweight as long as you get some exercise… But a 2008 study says this is no ... Read on »
Seniors Needing Soup Kitchens: An American Disgrace by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health [This was previously published on http://lynnsrants.com but it needs to be here as well.] Thanks to the wonderful previous administration the ongoing economic woe ... Read on »
Older and not liking colder by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health I used to LOVE winter – snow, sledding, ice forts and snowball fights, ice skating on the street, river or a pond, skiing in 40 below temperatures [before wind chill] ... Read on »
What keeps you young? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Aging is a universal process…we can slow it' s effects on our body and brain but we can' t stop the process. Every so often I see an article about what ... Read on »
Giving Thanks by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Happy Thanksgiving or Happy Thursday I love Thanksgiving – but it has not been a family holiday in ages and has rather become an extended-family holiday where friends ... Read on »
Unhealthy boomers? Yup :( by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Interesting [but not good] news:  Boomers are not as healthy as we thought! baby boomers and disabilities Wow – for years the thinking was that the exercise-con ... Read on »