Personal Stories

Jennifer has had some experience with dementia over the years, with her mother, mother-in-law and her mother-in-law’s sister, and now her best friend. In this article, she gives her top 10 tips on caring for someone with dementia…


As a regular reader of ours, you’ll know how important we think it is to share other people’s stories so that their experiences can help you out. And this story is a lovely one – Jacqui and Fred now have…


Cathy tells the story of the frustration and confusion in the lead up to her husband’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease…


National Storytelling Week is all about promoting the oral tradition of storytelling. And we want to hear your story! Find out more about how you could win £100 by sharing your story, in this article…


For this week’s ‘pick of the week’, we share a personal story from Sue, our Customer Service Manager…


Gina Awad was recently recognised at the Dementia Friendly Awards 2016 for her incredible work of making the lives of those living with dementia better. In our latest blog, Gina writes for us explaining her motivation for raising awareness for…


Tracey’s husband, Paul, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at just 54 years old. Since his diagnosis, Tracey has started her own blog and both her and Paul have participated in television interviews to try and raise awareness for early onset…


Our guest writer, Kanti, shares their personal story about their 94-year-old mother with dementia and offers advice to those carrying for someone with the condition.


Sarah Reed, the founder of Many Happy Returns Chatterbox cards, offers an insightful blog post on the importance of communication in dementia and ways everyone involved can have an enjoyable and rewarding conversation…


The Dementia Dog projects tells us about the work that they do and they highlight the benefits a trained assistance dog can have for those living with dementia…