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BGF Teams Up with Fred Meyer & Urban Restaurant Group for Cooking Classes

February 7, 2017 | BGF
Local organizations come together for National Nutrition Month in March to help people impacted by Parkinson’s gain the benefits of healthy eating.

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Whole Food, Plant-Based Diets

Are you eating enough fruits and vegetables? Is your pantry stocked with whole grains, seeds, nuts, and legumes? According to John Duda, MD, that’s the basis of a healthy diet for just about everyone – including people living with Parkinson’s. As a movement disorder specialist, Dr. Duda talks to his Parkinson’s patients about ways […]

Getting More of the Right Foods

If you’re used to eating a certain way, it can be hard to make healthy changes. But even small changes added up over time can make a big difference in how you feel. We talked with John Duda, MD, to get his tips for getting more of the right foods.

1. Make room for the […]

Super Bowl Eve Bash

Get ready for Super Bowl Sunday with a night of music and dancing! The second annual Super Bowl Eve Bash, sponsored by the Star Theater, features music from The Bitchins and benefits our programs for people with Parkinson’s. Come out, dance, and support BGF!

Click here to purchase tickets.

When:

Saturday, February 4 @ […]

Huskies Night for BGF

Hey Huskies fans! BGF is coming to Seattle for a game night at the University of Washington. Come out, enjoy a night of hoops, and learn more about how to get involved in our work. Suggested donations support our programs for Parkinson’s. We hope to see you there!

When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 5pm
Where: […]

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!

Help us make an impact in 2017 […]

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 […]