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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

He turns his head

He turns his head. He looks at me. I know he hears me. 'Hi, Dad, I'm here.' I repeat. 'How are you today?!' He looks at me and smiles weakly. Maybe he recognizes me today - I can't really tell.

Read Tim's story


Talking with lips that can no longer talk
Walking on legs that no can longer walk
Seeing through eyes that can no longer see
Remembering a life how it once used to be

Read Jo's poem

Where did Mom go?

Not sure where I am at that moment. I look around in the semi darkness at the room I am in. I realize it's the room I sleep in and I'm in my bed. My cat is asleep beside me and I begin to settle down.

Read Pennyjean's story



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


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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