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Your story

Your stories and poems

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Your story is a place for you to share your experiences of living with dementia. Stories can be submitted by anyone who has been affected by dementia, including people with dementia, carers and relatives.

You can submit your story via our online form or email. Or if you would just like to read other people's submissions you can do so below. Older stories can be found in the Your story archive.

Latest stories and poems

The End

To both, pennies and nuisance count more
Than the peaceful respite of your soul.

Read Margaret's poem

I Look Into Your Eyes And Remember

I look into your eyes and I remember. I see the beautiful girl I fell in love with, the devilment encapsulated me from the first moment we met. It was raining and we took shelter in the same shop doorway. 

Read Phil's story

My Disappearing Mom: Alzheimer's Joins The Family

I would ask mom something specific whenever my mind gave me tiny cues of something amiss, but she always successfully redefined and redirected me away from the suspicion.  Until one day, when there was no chance of redefining what she asked me directly.

Read David's story

       

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Share your story

If you would like to share your experiences of dementia with our supporters, please complete this online form.

       
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Your story archive

Read previous stories and poems that have been published on the Your story page.

       

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Your story

Personal stories of people affected by dementia. Submissions welcome..

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