Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- General Public
- Other: seniors age 50 and older
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Hosted a doctors panel from local clinics, which included a Q&A. Docs opened the conversation to included marijuana usage since it was recently legalized in our state. Senior center hosted a lunch in conjunction with presentations by doctors. Senior Center introduced new Brain Fitness class.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Local newspapers did not publicize event or come out to cover it.
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:
- It’s Mindboggling!
- The Mindboggling Workbook
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Brain Briefs Fact Sheets
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Coloring Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
As a non-profit, the access to take away materials and information for people to take home was a huge bonus. It serves as both reminder and a bridge to continue to think about the information.
Did/do you like our Facebook page?