Alzheimer's & Dementia Outreach, Recruitment & Engagement Resources
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- This web page of the Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center answers questions about its brain donation program.
- "Why My Grandmother Carried a Plastic Brain in Her Purse" was published April 2018 in The Atlantic . It features Marjorie Pearlson, a 93-year-old woman who is passionate about her decision to donate her brain to science. Ms. Pearlson plans to donate her brain to the University of Miami’s Brain Endowment Bank, one of six brain and tissue biorepositories funded by NIH’s NeuroBioBank .
- "Leaving Your Brain to Science: Don’t Let Myths Dissuade You" describes the Brain Donor Project (which supports the NIH NeuroBioBank ) and presents basic facts about brain donation. The article was published in the October 2018 issue of National Geographic .
- A one-page handout from the Stanford Alzheimer's Disease Research Center explains brain donation in simple steps.
- A six-panel brochure from the Stanford Alzheimer's Disease Research Center uses a frequently asked questions format to provide information on brain donation.
- A two-sided informational card that provides seven frequently asked questions about brain donation and a testimonial from a Chinese-American study partner.
- The Movement Disorder Center at the University of California San Diego created a trifold brochure for a brain donation program for Parkinson's disease and related disorders. The brochure provides information on the donation program, who can donate, why to donate, how to enroll, and frequently asked questions.
- Public-directed page of the NIH NeuroBioBank providing information on donation and answering frequently asked questions.
- This trifold brochure created by the Johns Hopkins Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center provides information on the Memory and Aging Study Brain Donation Program and the importance of donation. The brochure includes information on making the decision, joining the program, and making arrangements. It also features participant profiles and provides contact information.
- The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky created a trifold brochure for a brain donation program related to the Down Syndrome — Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Study . The brochure includes information on why brain donation is important, whether donation will affect funeral arrangements, the purpose of the study, what's involved in autopsy, and who can donate. It also includes contact information.