The mission of the Houston Area Parkinson Society is to improve the quality of life for those affected by Parkinson's disease through services, education and advocacy.
  • Anna

    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

    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

    Roger

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

    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."
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pep 7HAPS is currently enrolling individuals for the next Parkinson’s Enrichment Program (PEP) session which begins in the Spring!

This fun enrichment program is offered quarterly to individuals with mild Parkinson’s disease who can function independently and who can commit to four hours for five consecutive Fridays. Each week is different with components of exercise; recreation; socialization; education; peer-led discussion; professionally facilitated support; and lunchtime conversations. Previous sessions have included virtual travel, art, dance, photography and educational lectures.

Space is limited;
registration is required.

Contact Celeste Harris, LMSW at 713-313-1706 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register or for information about the 2017 PEP schedule.

Therapeutic Programs

exercise & support groups

Therapeutic Programs

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

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Social Services

case management & more

Social Services

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

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Education

information & program

Education

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

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Support HAPS

you make the difference

Support HAPS

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

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I AM THE FACE OF PARKINSON'S

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CHANGING the face of PARKINSON'S

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