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Whole Food, Plant-Based Diets

Are you eating enough fruits and vegetables? Is your pantry stocked with whole grains, seeds, nuts, and legumes? According to John Duda, MD, that’s the basis of a healthy diet for just about everyone […]

By |January 27th, 2017|Nutrition, Nutrition Tip|Comments Off|

Getting More of the Right Foods

If you’re used to eating a certain way, it can be hard to make healthy changes. But even small changes added up over time can make a big difference in how you feel. We […]

By |January 26th, 2017|Nutrition, Nutrition Tip|Comments Off|

Super Bowl Eve Bash

Get ready for Super Bowl Sunday with a night of music and dancing! The second annual Super Bowl Eve Bash, sponsored by the Star Theater, features music from The Bitchins and benefits our programs […]

By |January 17th, 2017|Community, Grant's Army|Comments Off|

Huskies Night for BGF

Hey Huskies fans! BGF is coming to Seattle for a game night at the University of Washington. Come out, enjoy a night of hoops, and learn more about how to get involved in our […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Community, Exercise, Grant's Army|Comments Off|

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|