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Self-Care — Old Man Style

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Due to my talent for landing in trouble, I have been squeezed, poked and prodded by mental health professionals from many different schools of thought. On and off for decades, I have had psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors poking around inside my head. I liked every one of my mental health providers, and they liked me. My wife still rolls her eyes when she comes home to find me and Fred, my latest therapist, playing Grand Theft Auto on…




“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Orrin Onken

Orrin Onken

I am a retired elder law attorney who lives near Portland, Oregon. I write legal mysteries for Salish Ponds Press and articles about being old.

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