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Songwriter from Southport set to launch his new show on Merseyside Dementia Friendly Radio

Songwriter from Southport set to launch his new show on Merseyside Dementia Friendly Radio

by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

A FORMER Southport KGV student who is now a lyricist and songwriter is launching his new show at 1pm tomorrow (Saturday, November 14) on Merseyside Dementia Friendly Radio.

JJ Parki, 31, who lives in Spain where he works as a language teacher, will be presenting some of his collaborations with a focus on music aiding people with dementia. He will be playing a selection that will to encourage reminiscence, with the focus on MDFR's dementia-friendly culture.

He recently entered the United Kingdom Songwriting Competition, from which each of his eight submitted songs achieved 4 stars out of 5 and Commended Entry.

He said: “Since then, I am now collaborating on a song, that I submitted into the contest, for the Liverpool International Song For Kindness Contest and, too, presenting for Merseyside Dementia Friendly Radio.

“The first of my shows was about the rare dementia Posterior Cortical Atrophy, which my mum has. You can listen to this at https://www.mixcloud.com/MDFR/mdfr-pca-with-jj-parki/

“My Facebook and Twitter pages 'PCA in Society' highlight how people with PCA see through the photos I post, and I post information and publications about PCA in English and other languages.

“I would love to have your support for this community radio station supporting pople with dementia.”

Merseyside Dementia Friendly Radio is on the air 24/7 online: https://www.mdfr.co.uk/

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