Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- General Public
- Patients & Caregivers
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
"Brain Health & Education Exhibit": An informational booth/exhibit table was set up in the lobby, with brain-related information and materials. Dr. Schaefer was there between the hours of 12pm to 4 pm to answer questions, discuss available services, and offer information related to the brain and mental health. Lynn A. Schaefer, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, is Director of Neuropsychology in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Nassau University Medical Center
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
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:
- More Mindbogglers!
- BAW Pencils and Erasers
- 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?
- Fact Sheets
- Lesson Plans
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?
Yes, I feel it increased awareness of brain disorders, gave helpful information about improving memory, and provided insight about when to seek help.
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