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 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

Who am I?

Once a young girl with dreams of her own,
now an old lady sitting alone.
Depending on others, oh whats happened to me?
I wish I could dance sing and be young and free.

Read Isla's poem

Memory house 

I sit in my chair inside a quiet house constantly wondering who is watching, looking, thinking, inquiring of the goings on of this place full of cobwebs that hide the former glory my surroundings once knew.

Read Bill's story

Dementia through the eyes of an 11 year old 

When I was a little boy I would visit her at work and people would touch me on the head or pull my clothes or give me a row and talk to me, sometimes not even making any sense. I was scared.

Read Laughlan's story

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