Marion Somers, PhD

Title: Gerontologist, Family Therapist
Company: Dr. M Media, LLC
Location: Torrance, CA United States



  • 3 in 4 Need More
  • Academy of Social Entrepreneurship Network
  • AgeTek Alliance
  • Aging with Grace
  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia
  • City University of New York – Herbert H. Lehman College
  • ELDEResolutions
  • Fielding Graduate University
  • Fielding Graduate University Alumni Network (FAN)
  • Home Care and Healthcare Advocacy
  • NLP Center of New York
  • Senior Helpers National
  • Senior Portal
  • The City College of New York
  • The Senior List
  • UI Medical, Long Beach, CA


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2020)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (1991-2011)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2001-2009)
  • Recipient, Mature Media Award, Doctor M Media, LLC (2009)
  • Recipient, National Mature Media Award, Doctor M Media, LLC (2007)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare,” Marquis Who’s Who (2004-2005, 1999-2001)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2003-2004)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who (1989-2000)
  • Appeared on “The Today Show,” ABC News Now, “Good Morning America,” “Nightly News” on NBC, NPR, Retirement Living TV, and Dozens of Local News Shows
  • Author, “Adjustment to Retirement as Measured by Self-Actualization and Personality Types”
  • Author, “Elder Care Made Easier: Doctor Marions 10 Steps to Help You Care for an Aging Loved One”
  • Author, “The Home: A Brief Moment in Time”
  • Columnist, “Ask Doctor Marion,” Grand Magazine
  • Host, Public Service Series, Radio, “Doctor Marion Minute”
  • Nominee, Presidents Annual Points of Light
  • Recipient, Lehman College Alumni Achievement Award
  • Recipient, National Therapeutic Recreation Association Award, for starting National Therapeutic Recreation Week
  • Speaker, Numerous Cross-Country Speaking Tours and National Media Appearances

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