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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 committee […]

Mindful Meditation

Meditation helps to reduce stress and improve immune system function. For people with Parkinson’s, meditation can also help with symptoms such as anxiety and depression. Ready to give it a try? Find a quiet place to relax to try this mindful meditation exercise:

1. Find a quiet and comfortable place. Sit in a chair with your […]

Sun Safety

Record temperatures mean extra precautions when it comes to your skin! Everyone should be careful when they’re out in the sun – and people with Parkinson’s have an increased risk of skin cancer, which makes sun safety especially important. Here are a few tips to remember:

1. Wear a “broad spectrum” sunscreen to protect against UVA […]

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