Drinkable Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just a couple of days away! Get ready for the holidays with our Drinkable Thanksgiving shake. The spinach and sweet potatoes in this shake recipe are filled with the powerful antioxidants Vitamin E, beta-carotene and flavonoids. Combine the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth!

Drinkable Thanksgiving

1 cup spinach
1 cup unsweetened almond […]

I Dare Ya

I dare ya; I double dare ya! I think all of us as kids heard those challenges more than once. Almost always they were issued to get us to do something (like invite someone to dance or go on a date) that we might be tempted, reluctantly, to do. The words were an invitation, […]

Faces of Parkinson’s

Faces of Parkinson’s is a short-form documentary co-produced and hosted by Michael J. Fox. The video offers a candid view of those living with the disease today, including our founder, Brian Grant. To learn more about our founder, read Brian’s Story. Faces of Parkinson’s was produced by Michael J. Fox and Nelle […]

Multidirectional Lunging

Freezing is when a person hesitates or has difficulty initiating that first step or movement. Freezing in people with Parkinson’s is a major contributor to falls. This symptom occurs when anticipating a first step, walking through a doorway or a crowded room, or when attention is diverted. Multidirectional lunging uses big steps in all […]

Healthy Proteins

Protein foods should cover less than a quarter of your plate of food – about the size of a deck of cards. Yet most Americans eat double the amount of protein that they need. For people with Parkinson’s, some studies have even shown that a low protein diet can help reduce tremors and other […]

WPC Is Coming to Portland!

Mark your calendars to join us at the 2016 World Parkinson Congress. The WPC will be held in Portland, Ore. on September 20-23, 2016. More than 3,300 people from 64 countries attended the WPC 2013 in Montreal, Canada. They came away with new friendships, knowledge of ongoing scientific and clinical research and studies, and […]