NOTICE: HAPS in-person groups and classes are beginning to reopen with precautionary measures in place. We continue to monitor the local COVID-19 situation and have implemented protocol that we feel is in the best interest of our participants, instructors, volunteers, and donated facilities. All participants must register or re-register and be pre-enrolled in order to attend in-person sessions. Contact the HAPS office for details. Stay connected to HAPS by checking our calendar of events or checking our Facebook page for the latest updates. 

SLS logo w monthsStep out of the heat and into the HAPS Summer Lecture Series during the months of June, July, and August! Since 2011, Houston Area Parkinson Society hosts this fun summer-themed event to provide participants with an opportunity to hear experts present on topics relevant to improving everyday life with Parkinson’s disease. 

Each session includes one educational lecture and is immediately followed by a movement lab featuring a different exercise discipline. The movement lab portion offers the opportunity to get moving and try something new. As always, these events are free of charge, but only take place in the summer. Summer gear and Hawaiian shirts welcome! Previous sessions have included: Therapeutic Arts, What's New in Parkinson's Research, Sleep, Cognition and Parkinson's, Depression and Anxiety, Speech and Swallowing, The Gut Microbiome and more...

As always, these events are free of charge, but only take place in the summer. This year's Summer Lecture Series will be held in-person! It's a great opportunity to see friends, learn more, visit with our sponsors, and have fun!

Registration is required and now open. Each person should register separately. Please click the session(s) you want to attend to register. 

Saturday, June 18th
MAINTAINING MENTAL HEALTH
presented by Laura Marsh, MD

PWRMoves! MOVEMENT LAB - presented by Andrea Ward

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Saturday, July 16th
VISION AND PARKINSON'S DISEASE
presented by Ore-Ofe Adesina, MD

BOXING MOVEMENT LAB - presented by Patricia Johnson

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Saturday, August 20th
NUTRITION
presented by Katie Hearne, MPN, RD, LD

ENDURANCE AND STRENGTH MOVEMENT LAB - presented by HIlary Haines, PT, DPT

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