Shake It Till We Make It

Join us in Portland on May 19 for Shake It Till We Make It! Our gala includes a cocktail hour, three course dinner, and live and silent auctions, emcee’d by Drew Carney. Get your tickets online today.


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 and events. And check out this message from Brian! Happy New Year!

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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 diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2008, I knew I wanted to join the fight. With the support of all of you […]

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 to shoot hoops while learning more about our exercise, nutrition and emotional support programs. We also brought our nutrition advisory […]

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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New Year, New Goals

Have you made goals for 2015? Many people take the opportunity of a new year to make new personal goals – whether you’re eating healthy, exercising more, spending more time on your hobbies or more. We sat down with our founder, Brian Grant, to discuss his goals for 2015.

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Faces of Parkinson’s

Faces of Parkinson’s is a short-form documentary co-produced and hosted by Michael J. Fox. The video offers a candid view of those living with the disease today, including our founder, Brian Grant. To learn more about our founder, read Brian’s Story. Faces of Parkinson’s was produced by Michael J. Fox and Nelle […]

Living With Parkinson’s

A new documentary from KVIE Public Television examines how Parkinson’s disease is now approached with a new perspective, thanks to doctors, researchers, and patients who are driving the science. The documentary includes men and women who are living with Parkinson’s, including Brian Grant. The documentary also includes the Brian Grant Foundation’s work to help […]

Setting Goals for Better Health

It’s been over a month since I had my knee surgery and I’m slowly regaining my strength and range of motion. The experience has made me reflect on my goals for my health, my work with BGF, and my relationships with my family and friends. These are the things that are most important to […]

Powering Forward

Knee injuries are common for NBA players, including me. With the number of injuries and surgeries I’ve had, it’s really not surprising that in a few weeks I’ll be having a total knee replacement. Just like anyone else that is active and has young kids, I’m dealing with the pain, while keeping up with […]