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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

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

A walk along the sea front with my Dad

I told my old Dad I loved him today
For the devotion he gave me as a kid we would play
Headers on the drive, runs up Thornhill
He instilled a belief to achieve at my will

Read Paul's poem


My grandmother loved to whistle
My childhood was filled with the sweet melodies she let out through a beautiful tune,
That still echo through my days

Read Hannah's poem




Share your story

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.


Getting diagnosed with dementia - Bob and Jo's story


Your story

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

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