Brain Awareness Week

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Pomperaug Woods Retirement Community

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Pomperaug Woods Retirement Community

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit

Target Audiences:

  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:

150

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We laid out a table filled with educational materials from the Dana alliance as well as other publications we had on physical health, brain health, and alzheimers disease.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Mailings
  • Posters/Flyers

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

All of them! Each resident received notifications in multiple outlets about what was being offered on display as well as why.

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 The Brain
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Fact Sheets

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • New Fact Sheets
  • Activities/Experiments

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?

Our residents were very impressed by the information that was given and obtained through our display of publications.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Emily Guay

Contact Phone:

860-424-1518

Contact Email:

traineremilyg@gmail.com

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