Brain Awareness Week

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QUALITY LIVING SERVICES-DANFORTH

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Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum

Target Audiences:

  • General Public

Approximate Number of People Reached:

70

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:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Other

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?

Flyers, because different senior groups meet at that Community Center on different days & times

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:

  • 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?

Yes

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.

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

"N/A"

Contact Name:

PATRICK A . GRIFFITH, MD, FAAN

Contact Phone:

404-216-6971

Contact Email:

patrickgriffith30@gmail.com

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