We’re getting ready for a scorching hot summer with cool and nutritious treats! Join us on August 19 from 10-11:30am to make nutritious and delicious smoothies. Our nutritionist will walk you through the benefits of different ingredients before giving you a chance to create your own concoction. We’ll pass out the Dixie cups and give […]
It’s easy to see why Alex Flynn considers himself an adventurer. He’s run through the Sahara desert, Bavarian Alps and Amazon jungle. Alex has run, walked, biked, climbed and kayaked 3,256 miles across the US. His adventures have even taken him on foot from London to Rome, where the Pope blessed him.
All told, Alex has […]
If your Parkinson’s diagnosis makes it difficult for you to live your normal life, then you are not alone. Like many others with the diagnosis, you may be eligible for monthly disability benefits and insurance through Social Security.
To qualify medically for disability benefits, you must demonstrate to the Social Security Administration (SSA) that […]
February 7, 2017 | BGF
Local organizations come together for National Nutrition Month in March to help people impacted by Parkinson’s gain the benefits of healthy eating.
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 – including people living with Parkinson’s. As a movement disorder specialist, Dr. Duda talks to his Parkinson’s patients about ways to […]
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 talked with John Duda, MD, to get his tips for getting more of the right foods.
1. Make room for the good […]
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 for people with Parkinson’s. Come out, dance, and support BGF!
Saturday, February 4 @ 6pm […]
Grab your apron and come cook with us! Thanks to our partners at Fred Meyer and Urban Restaurant Group, we’re hosting a four-part cooking class series dedicated to Parkinson’s nutrition. Classes will be a mix of cooking demonstrations and hands-on preparation. You’ll also have a chance to learn more about nutrients that are particularly beneficial […]
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 work. Suggested donations support our programs for Parkinson’s. We hope to see you there!
When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 5pm
Where: Alaska […]
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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