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Pints for Parkinson’s Event Benefits BGF, Celebrates Support of Local Organizations

June 2, 2016 | BGF
On June 30, 2016 join BGF for an evening of musical entertainment to celebrate the nine organizations in the Portland Metro area that held the first ever Pints for Parkinson’s fundraiser. The night’s entertainment includes a special performance from Johnny English singing Frank Sinatra tunes followed by a DJ spinning the […]

Olive Oil for Parkinson’s

There’s a chemical being studied for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease called GLP-1. GLP-1 (Glucagon-Like Peptide) is something the body makes naturally to help control blood sugar. As such, GLP-1 related drugs have been used for more than 10 years to treat diabetes. Since Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases also have a blood glucose dysregulation component, some […]

Pints 4 Parkinson’s

Pints 4 Parkinson’s is coming to the “Beer Capital of the World” for Parkinson’s Awareness Month. This event in the Portland Metro area runs from April 1 to May 31, 2016. People who purchase a $15 Pints Passports will receive a free pint at each of our participating establishments. A […]

Shamrock Shake

Getting ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Start the day off with a Shamrock shake. Some studies suggest that a type of nutrient known as anthocyanins may be beneficial for people with Parkinson’s. Anthocyanins are found in fruits and vegetables, especially dark leafy greens and berries, which are the main ingredients in the Shamrock shake.

Shamrock Shake

1 cup […]

Power Through Project

In a bold and fearless action to generate a culture that embodies tenacity, the Brian Grant Foundation and World Parkinson Coalition ® invite the global community to participate in the first ever Parkinson Power Through Project: Montreal to Portland. To encourage people living with Parkinson’s and others to exercise, the Power Through Project (PTP) will […]

Powering Through

By Jean Burns

I was diagnosed in 2003, and I’ve long been a proponent of exercise – even when I didn’t actually exercise myself (go figure!), I was a cheerleader for it. That has changed, and I do exercise every day – either PWR! exercises or cycling on my recumbent tricycle. I am looking forward to […]

Empower yourself through exercise

By Sheryl Jedlinski

I was 10 years old when President John F. Kennedy called Americans’ “growing softness and increasing lack of physical fitness a menace to our security.” It was as if he had pointed his finger directly at me through our tv and called me an enemy of the state. I knew he didn’t really […]

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