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TIMES ARE UNCERTAIN. OUR COMMITMENT IS NOT. For 46 years, Houston Area Parkinson Society has been the go-to resource for individuals and families living with Parkinson’s disease in our community. Our mission has been to ensure that no one faces Parkinson’s alone and we have been unrelenting in our efforts to accomplish this goal.
We need your help now more than ever to help HAPS continue to stay focused on this mission by participating as an underwriter of this year’s Eat, Drink, and Be Charitable, part event, part fun-at-home, and all fundraising for a critical purpose.
Houston Area Parkinson Society’s NEWEST educational tour is coming to you virtually! HAPS kicks off this second tour with an in-demand lecture on Exercise and Parkinson’s. Dr. Maggie Abbott, PT, DPT will be traveling virtually to your home to bring this information directly in an interactive Zoom format.
Exercise. The pill you don’t take! Has Parkinson’s changed your exercise routine? Do doctors recommend you start exercising, but you’re not sure what to do? How should you start or maintain an exercise routine during COVID while staying home? Join Dr. Maggie Abbott, PT, DPT as she explains the who, what, why, when and how of exercise and Parkinson’s. Exercise is for everyone at every stage of diagnosis. Join us for one of these presentations offered this fall!
Started in 2011, the Summer Lecture Series, held during the months of June, July, and August provide participants with an opportunity to take a break from the heat and hear experts present on topics relevant to improving everyday life with Parkinson's disease. Previous sessions have included: Therapeutic Arts, What's New in Parkinson's Research, Nutritional Tips, Cognition and Parkinson's, Depression and Anxiety, and more...
MISSION & PURPOSE
By using a whole-human approach to community building, we reduce the fear and isolation associated with a Parkinson’s diagnosis.
We exist to ensure that no one faces a Parkinson’s diagnosis alone.