Our Volunteer Georgina

Hello I’m Georgina and I’m the volunteer choir leader for The Brain Charity choir. I’m 20 years old and I’m a final year music student at Liverpool Hope University. I originate from the Lancashire/Yorkshire border and I chose to study in Liverpool because of its world renowned musical heritage, and after living here for three years it now feels very much a ‘home from home’.

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Challenge yourself this year for The Brain Charity

It’s a new year, full of opportunity and potential, with the chance of a clean slate to start afresh. If you would like to try something new this year, perhaps you could take on a challenge for The Brain Charity and help people with neurological conditions such as stroke, epilepsy, fibromyalgia and brain injury.

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Joy and her husband Les

When Joy Milne first noticed an unusual musky smell on her husband Les' clothes she put it down to poor hygiene and asked him to have more baths. It wasn't until 10 years later, after Les had been diagnosed with Parkinson's, that she went to her first Parkinson’s support group and noticed the same distinctive smell on other people in the room.

Read More: A Sniff Test for Parkinson's