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  • Jennifer
    “I get to take my mom to dance every week. To have something fun and normal has been such a blessing to us.” Jennifer
  • Margaret
    “Friendship is the most significant thing I have gained though my experience with HAPS. We have happy meetings and understand each other and enjoy ourselves.” Margaret
  • Ray
    “HAPS has made a difference between just being alive and living.” Ray
  • Ellis
    "HAPS has saved my life." Ellis
  • Anna
    “We are doing the Argentine tango, and it’s really a lot of fun. I got to learn how to turn and did a little bit of foot work, and I really, really truly enjoy that. That’s my favorite.” Anna
  • Roger
    “The continuing education about Parkinson’s has made me aware of how to manage my disease.” Roger

Therapeutic Programs

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Exercise, speech, yoga, tai chi, music, water, dance and various support groups are available free of charge.

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Social Services

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Transportation, respite and emergency financial aid are among the many services offered.

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Education

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HAPS provides numerous programs to educate and raise awareness about Parkinson's disease.

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HAPS depends on the generosity of the community to continue to provide much needed services.

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Foundation Gifts
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
The Cullen Foundation
Dallas Foundation
The Ellwood Foundation
Friedman-Grossman Family Foundation
George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
The Hamill Foundation
Herman Family Foundation
Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation
Houston Endowment Inc.
Huffington Foundation
Hurlbert Family Foundation
Liatis Foundation
Parkinson Foundation of Harris County
Payne Foundation
Arch and Stella Rowan Foundation
The Charles and Betti Saunders Foundation
Strake Foundation
Isla Carroll Turner Friendship Trust

Corporate Gifts
Balance and Neurological Physical Therapy
Baylor College of Medicine
Beck Redden LLP
Belmont Village
Boeing ECF
Bryan Calvin Smith Insurance
Calpine
Chevron
Elaine Turner Designs
Enterprise Holdings
EOG Resources
ExxonMobil
Garden Terrace of Houston
Gensler
Halliburton
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
Home Instead Senior Care
Houston Methodist
JPMorgan Chase
Kerrco Inc.
Kroger
Macy's/Bloomingdale's
Medtronic
Nicklos Drilling Company
Randall's
Shell Oil
Teva Pharmaceuticals
Texas Mutual Insurance Company
Thorp Petroleum
TIRR Memorial Hermann
Truist
TTI Home Health
UCB, Inc.
US World Meds
Wärtsilä

HAPS Parkinson's Awareness Events

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Save the Date for HAPS Annual Educational Symposium on May 2nd!

2015 symposium dot brainEach year, HAPS offers a full-day educational conference bringing in knowledgeable presenters familiar with the latest in Parkinson's research and options to managing the disease. This year's Annual Educational Symposium, Beyond Shaking and Slowness: Understanding the other symptoms of Parkinson's, will take place on Saturday, May 2nd and HAPS invites you to attend. 

This educational program is free and space is limited. Registration will open on April 1st. Click here for more details about the symposium or contact the HAPS office at 713-626-7114 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and Partners in Parkinson's Coming to Houston

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HAPS is honored to be a local partner for The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research conference, Partners in Parkinson's, which is coming to Houston on Saturday, September 12th from 8am-3:30pm at the George R. Brown Convention Center. This is a national strategic health initiative which aims to fill in knowledge gaps, and provide new educational tools and resources for the Parkinson's community to help patients optimize their care from point of diagnosis through advanced disease.

Combining virtual and face-to-face opportunities, Partners in Parkinson's empowers patients and families to "discover the benefits of team" by connecting them with information and resources that can be crucial in developing a plan of care specific to their Parkinson's.

This event is free and open to the public - space is limited and registration is required. To register or if you would like more information, please click here.



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