Hanover, MA (PRWEB) March 10, 2013
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is once again stepping up to support Brain Awareness Week with two programs designed to raise awareness of brain aneurysms.
Celebrated from March 11-17, 2013, Brain Awareness Week is a global campaign is set to increase public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research. Each year, Brain Awareness Week unites partner organizations worldwide in celebration of the brain through events and outreach to people of all ages. The campaign combines the efforts of universities, hospitals, government agencies, schools, and professional associations in a week-long celebration of the brain.
On March 19 at 7:00 p.m., The Brain Aneurysm Foundation will host a webinar titled “Managing Cognitive, Social and Emotional Challenges After Ruptured or Treated Aneurysms" Part 2. The webinar will be presented by Sucheta A. Kamath, MA, MA, BC-NCD, CCC, an expert in treating Executive Function Disorder and a founder of http://www.cerebralmatters.com. Sucheta has 20-years of experience in managing cognitive, emotional and social-communicative impairments that result from damage to the brain due to variety of causes such as Traumatic Brain Injury, Aneurysm, seizure disorder and strokes. To participate in the webinar, visit http://www.bafound.org.
In addition to the webinar, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation will host a photo share on Facebook, celebrating brain aneurysm survivors and their families. Participants can simply visit http://www.facebook.com/bafound and upload a photo that celebrates their triumph over a brain aneurysm. On March 18, 2013, one individual will be randomly selected to receive a Brain Aneurysm Awareness gift.
Every year, 27,000 people in the United States will suffer from a ruptured brain aneurysm. 40% of these individuals will die. Those that survive often face significant challenges, greatly impacting their lives and the lives of their families. The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is the nation’s only nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing critical awareness, education, support and research funding to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysms.
About the Brain Aneurysm Foundation
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation was established in Boston, MA on August 19, 1994 as a public charity. The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is the nation’s only nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing critical awareness, education, support and research funding to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysm ruptures. The organization also provides education materials and awareness information to health care professionals and the general population, as well as providing support for patients and their loved ones.
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation relies on fundraising support from individuals and organizations to continue to fund education and research to promote early detection of brain aneurysms, which ultimately saves lives. For more information, visit: http://www.bafound.org.