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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.

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.

A tandem skydive duo smile as they fall through the sky

Amy’s story

Amy Barron talks through organising a Facebook Fundraiser to support more families facing dementia.


Helen’s story

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


Nicky’s story

Nicky on his experience raising over £4000 for Dementia UK by taking part the Great Manchester Run.

Urmila Prabhat with her grandaughter

Urmila’s story

Volunteer Ambassador Urmila Prabhat talks about her Time for a Cuppa tea party, which incorporated delicious her Indian recipes.