Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- General Public
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Presentation:"SUCESSFULL AGING and the BRAIN" Poem: " Use To Memories " Richard D. Ashe, Ph. D 1. Staying Sharp for Seniors : Patrick A. Griffith, MD , FAAN. 2. Exercise : Jim Lemon 3. Diet : Adeyemi Toure 4.Diabetes , Hypertension and Obesity: Clyde O. Lord, MD 5.Surgery for Obesity : Cleo P. Coles , MD 6. Alzheimer's Disease : Patrick A. Griffith, MD, FAAN
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
Other Publicity Methods:
Flyers about the program to other adult groups who meet at QLS- Danforth
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:
- It’s Mindboggling!
- Staying Sharp Bookmark
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- Fact Sheets
- New Puzzles/Games
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
The main benefit was enhanced public awareness of the behavioral ways to age successfully.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
provide more booklets & bookmarks.
Did/do you like our Facebook page?
Was the information provided on Facebook useful?
Information was extremely helpful. Continue to provide updates written at the 5th grade reading level especially when reviewing medical diagnoses.