Brain Awareness Week

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Manhattan Borough President’s Office

Organized by:
Manhattan Borough President's Office

Participating Organizations:

Dana/DABI, AARP

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • Other
  • Other: 50+ Community

Approximate Number of People Reached:

700+

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Successful Aging and Your Brain program and brain fair Panelists were S. Small, M. Fink, W. Suzuki. Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer moderated.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Mailings
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • Social Media
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

Phone calls

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

MBPO e-mail blast AARP e-mail blast WQXR radio ads

Resources

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
  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

The SA&YB program was well received by the audience. They benefited from the current and useful information about brain health and how to age successfully.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Penelope Cox

Contact Phone:

(212) 669-4039

Contact Email:

pcox@manhattanbp.nyc.gov

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