The Book

Live Long, Die Short

A Guide to Authentic Health
and Successful Aging


At a glance

In his award-winning book, Dr. Landry reveals what it takes for humans to be healthy and age in a better way. He presents research on aging that smashes stereotypes and affirms that how we age is determined by the lifestyle choices we make each day. He then lights the path with a simple and practical guide to achieving the health and well-being based on our basic needs as a species. Finally, Dr. Landry challenges the reader to believe that authentic health is achievable by all, as demonstrated in Masterpiece Living partnered communities across the country.

Empowering Individuals and Communities to Reach Their Full Potential

For Individuals

Provide a pathway for individuals to live a lifestyle of vitality, purpose, and focus for maximum longevity.

For Communities

Inspire communities to engage meaningfully with residents to improve health and wellbeing while challenging internalized ageism and changing the perception of aging.

Ten Tips for Successful Aging from Live Long, Die Short:

  • Use it or lose it.
  • Keep moving.
  • Challenge your brain.
  • Stay connected.
  • Lower your risks.
  • Never act your age.
  • Wherever you are be there.
  • Find your purpose.
  • Have children in your life.
  • Laugh…a lot.

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