Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- Other: Resource distribution at conference resource tables and individual distribution
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- Middle school students(6-8)
- Patients & Caregivers
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
A love your brain presentation was given to two different age groups with age specific info shared with each youth group. A brain hat was also made in session and packets of DANA booklets and brain novelties were distributed to participants and agency personnel. Dana materials were distributed on our agency resource table for several events: Community health worker conference, and 3 minority health events targeting Alzheimer’s Disease. Dana materials were displayed and available within our agency for any clientele to take. Special packets with DANA materials and additional brain novelties were distributed to participants at various community meetings that our agency staff attended.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
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:
- BAW Pencils and Erasers
- The Mindboggling Workbook
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Puzzles: BAW Favorites
- Mindboggling Coloring Sheets
- Brain Briefs Fact Sheets
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Puzzles/Games
- New Coloring Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Facebook Cover Photo
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
It always builds awareness of the brain and healthy behaviors, which opens the door for substance abuse prevention/intervention.
Did/do you like our Facebook page?
Was the information provided on Facebook useful?
Yes! I always share the info….love everyday type tips and insights.