Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Other: Memory Screening and Information Booth
- General Public
Approximate Number of People Reached:
32 Memory screenings; 200 visitors at booth
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
ARPF Offers Free Memory Screenings at Tucson Festival of Books Celebrating its 14th Annual Memory Screening Day, this year the ARPF team served book-lovers by sharing current prevention strategies through handouts and displays, by providing free memory screening during the weekend, by taking time to listen to people’s concerns and care-giving stories, and by sharing hope through real life applications that reduce the risk factors for Alzheimer’s and dementia. Attendees were happy to find health-oriented activities, including your ARPF team, reaching out to them again this year at the Tucson Festival of Books.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain