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:

4

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • TV Show

Target Audiences:

  • Other
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals
  • Other: Seniors

Approximate Number of People Reached:

150-200

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We hosted tables of BAW educational materials throughout our community. We held a brain games segment where the residents got to watch episodes of the hit tv show Brain Games. We also distributed the brain games packets to challenge their minds in different ways.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

posters and brochures

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
  • BAW Stickers
  • 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
  • BAW Bookmark
  • BAW Certificate of Participation
  • Puzzles: Successful Aging & Your Brain
  • The Five Senses Coloring Sheets

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

  • New Fact Sheets
  • New Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

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

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster

Feedback & Keys to Success

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

event single

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Emily Guay

Contact Phone:

203-262-6555

Contact Email:

eguay@pomperaugwoods.com

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