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  • 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."
  • Jennifer

    "I get to take my mom to dance every week. To have something fun and normal has been such a blessing to us."
  • Roger

    "The continuing education about Parkinson's has made me aware of how to manage my disease."
  • 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."
  • Ellis

    "HAPS has saved my life."
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NOTICE: None of the Groups will be meeting this Thanksgiving week. And, the Houston Area Parkinson Society offices will be closed Wednesday - Friday.

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

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Support HAPS

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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
Elaine Turner Designs
Enterprise Holdings
EOG Resources
Garden Terrace of Houston
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
Home Instead Senior Care
Houston Methodist
JPMorgan Chase
Kerrco Inc.
Nicklos Drilling Company
Shell Oil
Teva Pharmaceuticals
Texas Mutual Insurance Company
Thorp Petroleum
TIRR Memorial Hermann
TTI Home Health
UCB, Inc.
US World Meds

Join HAPS Superhero Squad in the 2016 Chevron Houston Marathon

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HAPS Superhero Squad wants you to help us win the race against Parkinson's disease in the 2016 Chevron Houston Marathon taking place on January 16-17th. Back for our 20th consecutive year as an official Run for a Reason charity, HAPS is looking to beat our 2015 record-breaking year by having 300 participants with a fundraising goal of $120,000! 

We need your help as a walker, runner, fundraiser, donor or volunteer to meet our goals. 

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