Pints 4 Parkinson’s is coming to the “Beer Capital of the World” for Parkinson’s Awareness Month. This event in the Portland Metro area runs from April 1 to May 31, 2016. People who purchase a $15 Pints Passports will receive a free pint at each of our participating establishments. A […]
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.
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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) will […]
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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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 exercise […]
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 to […]
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 really […]
Join us for a family evening event of Live Music and food at the Star Theater in Portland.
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