Claire Ashburner talks candidly about how the warmth and kindness of new friends she made at the Centre became a major support for her.
“For me, singing in a group just makes me happy. To sing with other people just gives you such a warm glow.
I can't imagine what my life would be like without the Chilterns Neuro Centre. Whenever I have a problem related to my MS, or an ache, a weakness, a worry, or I need help filling in a form, they have been there for me.
Oxygen therapy really has been the 'miracle' treatment for me, says Ian Cornelius who visits the Chilterns Neuro Centre weekly for treatment.
Chas Burton talks about his role as a volunteer at the Centre, helping out in the café, and also his role as a carer as his wife has MS.
Lisa Tervit has been volunteering at the Chilterns Neuro Centre since November 2022 when she introduced a new art-based group that used natural or recycled materials to create beautiful art and craft.
Nigel talks about his MS journey from driving a cab to being diagnosed, from feeling that his life as he knew would be over to regaining his sense of belonging.
Karen talks about the changes she has been through, how she has found ways to reduce her anxiety and the positives she has gained from attending the Chilterns Neuro Centre.
Laurel Miller was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2014 on March 20th. It’s a date that sticks in her mind because it was the day everything changed. This is her story.
An important cog in the system Chilterns Neuro Centre Patron, Trishna Bharadia, has not let multiple sclerosis (MS) stop her from leading a full and busy life. Since her diagnosis she has been active in promoting awareness of MS and in advocating for others. Here she talks about some of the challenges she has faced...
A million miles from where we started A member of Chilterns Neuro Centre since 2013, Jenny tells us about the moment she was diagnosed with MS, how it changed her life, and how she learned to live a full and meaningful life again. Jenny knew something wasn’t quite right with her overall health in the...
Getting a better perspective on life Life before my diagnosis was normal, says Mat Sparrow, a member of the Chilterns Neuro Centre who has lived with the chronic neurological condition that is multiple sclerosis for over 15 years. I worked for myself with my own electrical business, enjoyed normal family life – going on camping...