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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World Dance for Parkinsons Day min

In honor of World Parkinson's Day, April 11, and International Dance Day, April 29, more than fifteen dance organizations have come together to celebrate the vibrant diversity of Dance for Parkinson's programs in ten countries.

Every day or two, beginning April 11, Dance for PD will be featuring a different Dance for Parkinson's program, presenting documentaries, class videos and other resources that highlight the richness of Dance for Parkinson's practice around the world.

HAPS' Dance for Parkinson's will be featured on Friday, April 14th so be sure to visit www.danceforparkinsons.online to virtually celebrate!

Tune in on Saturday, April 29th, for the culmination of the project on World Dance for Parkinson's Day. You'll be able to dance your way from New York to London, Pune to Brisbane, Amsterdam to Tel Aviv, and many places in between.

It all happens at www.danceforparkinsons.online


Therapeutic Programs

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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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Videos

I CAN

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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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