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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.

Jen (on the left) and her Nan (on the right)

Jen’s story

Jen, who works at, explains why she took on the October Dog Walking Challenge for Dementia UK.

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.