Oct 14 - 15, 2023

Cognitive Vitality & Alzheimer’s Prevention

A Weekend of Health and Insights

Robert A. Vogel, MD Is a cardiologist, former Pritikin's chief medical director, and professor of medicine at the University of Maryland. He has been designated as one of the best doctors in America by Good Housekeeping magazine and is a weight and heart consultant to the National Football League and a diet consultant to the National Health Institute. Author of the book “The Pritikin Edge, Essential ingredients for a long and delicious life”

Drawing upon his extensive medical background, he will explore the crucial connection between heart health and brain health, revealing the key factors that can significantly reduce the risk of these neurocognitive diseases. From the impact of a healthy diet and physical exercise to the importance of socialization and improved hearing, Dr. Vogel will guide us through the powerful strategies that can decrease the progression of Alzheimer's Disease by at least 50%.

This comprehensive program promises a weekend filled with insights, education, and a touch of indulgence, all aimed at enhancing your cognitive vitality and overall well-being. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to learn from and engage with our distinguished speakers and panelists.

Robert Vogel, M.D., a former Pritikin Medical Director, renowned preventive cardiologist, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado Denver, developed a keen interest in cognitive diseases due to a personal connection.
His 40-year career has been dedicated to preventing coronary heart disease, resulting in two books and over 250 scientific publications.

Dr. Vogel's motivation, stemming from personal experience, has led him to explore the intersection of cardiology and cognitive health.
He has also been recognized in Good Housekeeping Magazine's "Best Doctors in America."

Prepare for an enriching weekend filled with insightful discussions and expert guidance from Dr. Robert A. Vogel and other esteemed speakers:

  • Luncheon & Panel Discussion: "Alzheimer's and the Cognitive Function Connection"
    • Enjoy a delightful luncheon and engage in a panel discussion featuring Dr. Robert Vogel, MD, along with registered dietitian Lon Ben-Asher and exercise physiologist Ivan Ferran.
  • Afternoon Class: "The Perfect Lifestyle: Food, Wine, Sex, and Chocolate" with Dr. Robert A. Vogel, MD
    • Join Dr. Vogel for a captivating class exploring the elements of a perfect lifestyle. Discover how to savor delicious food, enjoy fine wine, embrace intimacy, and indulge in chocolate while maintaining your health.
  • Master Class: "How Can I Stave Off Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias" with Dr. Robert A. Vogel, MD, guest speaker
    • Dive into a comprehensive discussion led by Dr. Vogel, where you'll uncover strategies to prevent Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias by focusing on heart and brain health.
  • Q&A Dinner
    • Cap off your weekend of learning with a relaxed and informative Q&A session during Sunday dinner. This is your opportunity to ask questions, seek advice, and further your understanding of cognitive health and healthy living.

This comprehensive program offers a diverse range of topics and experiences, all designed to enhance your cognitive vitality, overall well-being, and quality of life. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to learn from and engage with our distinguished speakers and panelists.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Robert A. Vogel

Cardiologist. Clinical Professor of Medicine University of Colorado Denver

Dr. Robert A. Vogel is a distinguished cardiologist, renowned author, and esteemed professor of medicine at the University of Maryland. With a stellar career that spans decades, he has made remarkable contributions to the fields of cardiology and preventive medicine.

As the former Chief Medical Director of the prestigious Pritikin Longevity Center, Dr. Vogel has been at the forefront of promoting heart health and wellness. His expertise has earned him recognition as one of the nation's finest doctors, featured prominently in Good Housekeeping magazine.

Notably, Dr. Vogel's influence extends beyond the medical community. He serves as a trusted weight and heart consultant to the National Football League, contributing to the well-being of professional athletes. Additionally, his insights are sought after by the National Health Institute, where he serves as a distinguished diet consultant, helping shape national health policy.

Dr. Vogel's commitment to educating the public about healthy living is exemplified by his compelling book, "The Pritikin Edge: Essential Ingredients for a Long and Delicious Life." This insightful work offers invaluable guidance on achieving a fulfilling, healthful, and vibrant life.

With a career defined by excellence and a passion for promoting heart health, Dr. Robert A. Vogel continues to inspire and transform lives through his medical expertise and advocacy for a healthier world.

Lon Ben-Asher, MS, RD, LD/N | Nutrition Specialist & Educator at the Pritikin Wellness Retreat

Lon Ben-Asher

Registered Nutritionist & Educator

Ivan Ferran, BS | Director of Clinical Exercise at the Pritikin Fitness Camp

Ivan Ferran, BS

Director of Clinical Exercise