Program Advisory Committee

Our featured event for the month of May shows our deep appreciation for the members of our Program Advisory Committee. For more than a year, this dedicated group of people living with Parkinson’s and their loved ones have been meeting with the BGF team to help guide our online and community programs. This month […]

Power of Optimism

“You have Parkinson’s disease”, unwelcome words we’ve all heard at some point. We may vary in terms of our age and stage of life at which such a proclamation is made, but once those words are uttered, the shared challenge of our journey begins. Mine began at the age of 27. What I had […]

Integrated Parkinson’s Care

I have practiced movement disorders neurology at Kaiser Permanente in Sacramento for eight years and I have come to realize that I can’t treat Parkinson’s disease alone.

Using an integrated model and a real time Electronic Medical Record, we can bring together multiple disciples to help treat a patient. In this model, every patient […]

Brian Grant on Adjusting to Parkinson’s and Battling a Bad Knee

April 18, 2014 | Portland Business Journal
Brian Grant catches up with the Portland Business Journal to talk about the latest BGF programs and how he’s coping with knee surgery.

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My Grandpa’s Shaky Hands

“My Grandpa’s Shaky Hands” is a new book that helps families impacted by Parkinson’s talk to young children about the disease. The author, Soania Mathur, MD, was diagnosed with Young-Onset Parkinson’s at age 27. She is a dedicated patient advocate and a member of BGF’s Medical Advisory Board. Soania is also the mother of […]

Raising Awareness of Parkinson’s

April kicked off with two exciting NBA games that helped to raise awareness of Parkinson’s and BGF’s programs to empower people living with the disease to lead active and fulfilling lives. On April 2 Kaiser Permanente and the Sacramento Kings featured BGF at the Kings vs. Lakers game. The evening was filled with activities […]

Brian Grant: Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 7, 2014 | Fox 12
Moda Health and BGF teamed up to raise awareness of Parkinson’s at the Trail Blazers vs. Suns game. Brian discusses the collaboration and Parkinson’s Awareness Month with Fox 12.

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Ex-King Battling Parkinson’s, Touching Lives

Aprili 2, 2014 | News10
Brian Grant discusses his support system and BGF’s work to help those impacted by Parkinson’s live active and fulfilling lives.

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Brian Grant Returns to the Sacramento Kings to Raise Awareness of Parkinson’s

April 2, 2014 | The Grant Napear Show
During a Sacramento Kings game featuring the Brian Grant Foundation, Brian sits down with Grant Napear to talk about BGF’s programs and his memories of playing with the Kings.

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Pina Colada Booster

Growing evidence suggests that green tea may have specific benefits for people living with Parkinson’s. Follow the recipe below to create a delicious green tea shake packed with antioxidants!

Green Tea – Pineapple – Coconut Milk (Pińa Colada Booster)

½ cup Coconut milk (plain with ¼ tsp vanilla or vanilla flavor)
4 chunks of pineapple
1 tsp green […]