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BGF Welcomes New Board Members

BGF welcomes Mark Byrum of Portland, Ore. and Juan Rodriguez of Sacramento, Calif. to its board of directors. The new members will serve a three-year term to help guide BGF’s programs to empower those impacted by Parkinson’s to live active and fulfilling lives.

Mark Byrum is a Northwest native with an innate passion for the […]

BGF Announces New Board Members

June 8, 2016 | BGF
BGF welcomes Mark Byrum of Portland, Ore. and Juan Rodriguez of Sacramento, Calif. to its board of directors to help guide BGF’s programs to empower those impacted by Parkinson’s to live active and fulfilling lives.

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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 […]

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, […]

Pints For Parkinson’s

REMEMBER THE DAYS…

…when Brian Grant took on the likes of Karl Malone on the Blazers court? Today he’s fighting against Parkinson’s. With programs in exercise, nutrition, and emotional health, the Brian Grant Foundation is helping people with Parkinson’s get moving, eat healthy, and feel their best. And you can help.

APRIL IS PARKINSON’S AWARENESS MONTH

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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

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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) […]

WPC Collaborates with BGF for Power Through Project

February 3, 2016 | WDRB
World Parkinson Coalition announced its collaboration with the Brian Grant Foundation for the Parkinson Power Through Project at the NBA All Star Game on February 13.
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Exercise as Medicine

For many years, we all have known that exercise is an important part of living a healthy, balanced life. Exercise has proven to keep people well from a cardiac, pulmonary, mental and physical standpoint. Over time, the benefit of exercise for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) has grown with researchers closely studying exactly what […]

Brian Grant: Leading Proponent of Exercise

February 2016 | Neurology Now
Powering Forward: After a 12-year career with the NBA, Brian Grant was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Today, he’s a leading proponent of exercise for people with his condition.

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