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Pints For Parkinson’s


…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.


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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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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 […]

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 […]

  • BGF SB Eve Bash with The Bitchins

    A Benefit Concert by the Bitchins for the Brian Grant Foundation – Saturday Feb 6th, 2016

A Benefit Concert by the Bitchins for the Brian Grant Foundation – Saturday Feb 6th, 2016

Join us for a family evening event of Live Music and food at the Star Theater in Portland.




NBA Star with Parkinson’s Launches Innovative Global Project

January 7, 2016 | Parkinson’s Life
Former NBA player Brian Grant, diagnosed with young onset Parkinson’s disease, leads a new project to motivate people with Parkinson’s to get physical

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