Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- Open House
- General Public
- Patients & Caregivers
- Other: aging adults
- Other: campus tenants
- Other: residents
- Other: family members and care aides
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
We had attendance at all of the programs. (Registered on the website as events previously.)
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
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:
- Staying Sharp Bookmark
- BAW Stickers
- BAW Pencils
- Brain-shaped Erasers
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Our community members enjoy the materials and information gained from events during this week that highlight the aging brain. The pencils and erasers also promote a lot of discussion among family and other that may visit and offer an intergenerational component which is great for brain health too. Thank you for sharing your wonderful resources with us! People of all ages seem drawn to the the pencils and erasers!
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Plan ahead. Order materials early. Enjoy the events!
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