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Personal stories

Read personal stories from people living with a diagnosis, their family members and friends – as well as our dementia specialist Admiral Nurses.

Woman and man standing together taking a selfie wearing dementia uk t-shirts and medals

Andy’s story

After getting a diagnosis aged 52, an appointment with an Admiral Nurse helped change Andy's perspective.

Emma and her mum Nancy at Emma's graduation

Emma’s story

Emma reflects on her grief journey after the death of her mother Nancy, who had dementia.


Helen’s story

Helen Green from the Dementia Helpline talks through how she united one family troubled by sundowning.

Colin and Gladys

Colin’s story

Colin explains how a Remembrance page helps him keep the memory of his wife Gladys alive.