Happy New Year from BGF!

Thanks to all of you, we’ve had an incredible year. We hope you’ll help us continue the momentum in 2017 by getting involved. Sign up for our newsletter to stay updated on our programs and events. And check out this message from Brian! Happy New Year!

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Year End Message from Brian

Ten years ago I retired from a 12-year career in the NBA. Shortly after hanging up my jersey, I stepped into the greatest fight of my life – the fight against Parkinson’s.

When I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2008, I knew I wanted to join the fight. With the support of all of you […]

Ask the Expert: Dr. Fay Horak

Balance problems are a common symptom of Parkinson’s disease. Few people know more about the topic than Fay Horak, PhD, PT, director of the Balance Disorders Laboratory and Professor of Neurology at OHSU. Dr. Horak and her team have conducted numerous studies on balance and walking, including the research behind BGF’s Power Forward Boot […]

Four Tips for Improving Balance

Balance problems are a common symptom of Parkinson’s. If you’re looking for ways to get back in balance, read our expert advice from Fay Horak, PhD, PT, director of the Balance Disorders Laboratory and professor of neurology at OHSU.

1. Check in with a movement disorders specialist.

If you’re trying to improve your balance through exercise, […]

Healthy Holiday Tips

It’s easy to let your healthy habits lapse during this time of year. We talked to Laurie Mischley, ND, PhD, MPH at Bastyr University Research Institute to get a few tips to help you maintain your health over the holidays while still enjoying the festivities!

1. Go for quality, not quantity.

Make up the […]

Searching for Ways to Slow PD

“How can I slow disease progression?” That’s a question that Laurie Mischley, ND, PhD, MPH and her team at Bastyr University Research Institute are working to answer. By following people with Parkinson’s over many years and examining their lifestyles, Dr. Mischley’s research aims to give people with Parkinson’s practical advice on how to improve […]

Auto Show Sneak Peek Party

Come out, have a great time, meet Brian, and support the Brian Grant Foundation! Your ticket price of $100 goes to support our work and is 90% tax deductible.

Click here to purchase tickets online! Don’t forget to choose BGF as your charity.

When:

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, […]