“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 […]
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.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, […]
BGF’s Power Forward Boot Camp is a high-intensity exercise program for people in the early stages of Parkinson’s. The aim is to get people with Parkinson’s exercising at their highest intensity, at the earliest stage of diagnosis, using movements that can help counteract the loss of specific motor functions.
The BGF Boot Camp is […]
The holidays are fast approaching! If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast option, check out our granola recipe that’s packed with the health benefits of nuts. Add berries for more nutritional benefits and sweetness – and make it a dessert too!
Nut granola with berries
– 1 cup raw almonds
– 1 cup walnuts
– 1 cup […]
The World Parkinson Congress came to Portland from September 21-23, 2016 – and we kicked it off with an outdoor mob workout! Throughout the week, BGF hosted an exhibit space where participants were able to shoot hoops while learning more about our exercise, nutrition and emotional support programs. We also brought our nutrition advisory […]
If you’re getting ready for Halloween, don’t forget to save the seeds from your jack-o’-lantern. Roasted pumpkin seeds pack a nutritional punch for their small size, and are filled with vitamins and nutrients like dietary fiber. Roast them with olive oil and other spices to get added health benefits. Eat them on their own […]
We’re kicking off a week of activities for the World Parkinson Congress with an outdoor “mob” workout on Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 10:30am-12:00pm. We’re excited to bring Parkinson’s exercise experts Nancy Nelson and Indu Subramanian to lead this fun event and celebrate our community! Register at: www.mobworkout.eventbrite.com.
Rose Quarter Commons (Memorial Coliseum)
300 North […]
Record temperatures mean extra precautions when it comes to your skin! Everyone should be careful when they’re out in the sun – and people with Parkinson’s have an increased risk of skin cancer, which makes sun safety especially important. Here are a few tips to remember:
1. Wear a “broad spectrum” sunscreen to protect against […]
Across the U.S. people are firing up their grills to celebrate the Fourth of July. If you’re grilling today, check out our tips below to make it healthy, delicious, and PD-friendly!
Choose Lean Meats
Choose lean meats like fish, chicken or turkey instead of beef or pork to decrease the amount of animal fat in your […]
Nuts are a great healthy snack because they’re filled with nutrients and healthy fats. This recipe from our Powering Forward Wellness Retreat for PD-friendly granola is loaded with nuts! Serve with yogurt and berries for a healthy breakfast or snack.
Prep time: 10 mins […]