Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Other: distribution of materials from BAW
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
- Patients & Caregivers
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
This year we reached out to the community, places such as the free medical clinic which serves older adults without a doctor, as well as high school anatomy students. There is a plan to collaborate the high school psychology students, special ed. class with high school students in the nursing program for next year. The middle school students saw the importance of playing safe and using other good habits.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
Other Publicity Methods:
The special education teacher visited the community places mentioned above in order to offer the materials to a population that we have not reached out to in the past years.
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 Bookmark
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
This is an event we believe in. We plan to continue and expand in the years to come.
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