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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 […]

By |December 29th, 2016|Brian's Story, Community|Comments Off|

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 […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Brian's Story, Friends & Family, Grant's Army|Comments Off|

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. […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Exercise|Comments Off|

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 […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Exercise, Exercise Tip|Comments Off|

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 […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Nutrition, Nutrition Tip|Comments Off|

Searching for Ways to Slow PD

“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 […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Nutrition, Nutrition Tip|Comments Off|

Auto Show Sneak Peek Party

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! […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Community, Grant's Army|Comments Off|

Boot Camp Webinar

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 […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Exercise|Comments Off|

Nuts About Granola

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 […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Nutrition, Nutrition Tip|Comments Off|

WPC 2016 Wrap Up

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 […]

By |November 4th, 2016|Brian's Story, Community|Comments Off|