Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- TV Show
- Patients & Caregivers
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
We are an independent living retirement community. We had a Brain awareness lecture planned as well as two brain game activities, and a chair yoga class focusing on meditation mantras. At the end of the month, we held a fun jukebox bingo event challenging their brains with old school tunes! Unfortunately, we had a GI bug circulating throughout our facility and we were put under quarantine for the majority of March. so our lecture was postponed until next month and the brain games was canceled. We were able to hold our meditation mantra class as well as jukebox bingo.
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:
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
- BAW Pencils and Erasers
Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:
- They LOVE the questions about research.
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- BAW Bookmark
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Downloads
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Puzzles/Games
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
- BAW Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Tremendously! The materials provided are always a hit and they contain fabulous information.
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