Lunch and Learn with Dr. Roger Landry

Empowering Adults to Take Control of Their Own Aging

Dr. Roger LandryDr. Roger Landry, preventive medicine physician, and
author of “Live Long, Die Short, A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging”

Friday, October 24, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Holiday Inn, Saratoga Springs, NY

Sponsored by Prestwick Chase, tickets for this A.L.L. fundraiser are $25 for Members and $30 for non members.  


Please register in advance using this form: Registration Form: Lunch and Learn with Dr. Landry (PDF  423kB).

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11 a.m. - noon

Ten Ways to Age Successfully

In this classic presentation, Dr. Landry reviews the research on growing older, summarizes the important findings of the ten-year MacArthur Foundation Study on Aging, and offers ten strategies for making lifestyle changes that will allow anyone to remain independent longer and capable of deriving more meaning from their later decades.

Noon – 1 p.m.

Luncheon served at your table

Choose from three options (see registration form). All selections are served with a mixed green salad with homemade tomato Italian dressing or fresh fruit mélange, parmesan bread stick basket, potato or vegetable, and unsweetened iced tea. Coffee and tea accompany a platter of assorted mini desserts for dessert.

1 – 2 p.m.

Keeping Our Minds Sharp: An Olympic Event?

Dr. Landry uses a rousing athletic model to demonstrate how everyone — no matter his or her age — can benefit from recent research findings on mental functioning. He clarifies the workings of the human mind, and offers practical and entertaining advice on how to stay mentally sharp and constantly engaged, thus reducing the risk of dementia.

2 p.m.

Book Signing

Meet Dr. Landry and purchase for $20 his hardcover book “Live Long, Die Short, A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging,” which he will be glad to autograph for you.

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About Dr. Landry

Dr. Roger Landry is a preventive medicine physician who specializes in empowering older adults to take control of their own aging. Trained at Tufts University School of Medicine and Harvard University School of Public Health, he is currently the president of Masterpiece Living, a group of experts in aging dedicated to changing public policy to enable successful aging.

Dr. Landry was a flight surgeon in the Air Force for over 22 years keeping pilots and other aircrew healthy and performing at their best. In fact one of his charges was world famous test pilot, Chuck Yeager. Dr. Landry retired as a highly decorated full Colonel and Chief flight surgeon at the air force surgeon general’s office in Washington DC after duty on five continents and being medically involved in a number of significant world events including: Vietnam, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the Beirut bombing of the Marine barracks, the first seven shuttle launches, and the first manned balloon crossing of the pacific.

For the last twelve years, Dr. Landry has focused his efforts on older adults as a member of a team of experts developing resources for older adults to maximize their potential and for communities to be the environments where that happens. He was one of fifty innovators chosen in 2011 to chart a new course for aging services in the US.

Dr. Landry is the author of “Live Long, Die Short: A Guide for Aging Successfully,” published in 2012. As a lecturer, researcher, and consultant, he has written extensively and is frequently called upon as a media consultant on the topic of successful aging.

Dr. Landry is a powerful voice for what is possible as we age.