Share your story with us

Tell us your story
Stories like yours can educate and raise awareness, inspire people to fundraise, volunteer, and most importantly, help others know that they are not facing dementia alone. Sharing your story can be a very positive and cathartic experience and a chance to make a real difference.

We will always get in touch to let you know before we use your story. We also might ask for some more time with you to find out more. We may keep and reuse your story for up to 5 years.
Your details
We’ll keep this information but won’t share it with third parties
For more information on we collect and store data, view our privacy policy at

If you’re under 18, please ask a parent or guardian to fill this out on your behalf.
(We may include your age when we tell your story, but we won’t use your date of birth)
Your story
Not all sections will be relevant to your story, so please fill out as much as you like and are comfortable sharing. How you tell your story is up to you, but we can work with you to tell it the way you'd like – get in touch with [email protected] to speak to a member of the team.
Which best describes you?
This could include when and how you received the diagnosis, the impact on your day-to-day life etc.
If so, please give details. This could include post-diagnostic support, Dementia Advisors, visiting a Brain Health and Dementia Resource Centre, the 24 hour Freephone Dementia Helpline etc.
Have you done any fundraising, volunteering, or campaigning or for Alzheimer Scotland?
You could talk about why you chose to support Alzheimer Scotland, what you did, how it felt to have done it, or any advice for someone one else taking on something similar.  
We will only ever use photos submitted in relation to your story. 
One file only.
64 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, png, svg.
Where and how we can use your story
By ticking here you are consenting to sharing your story. 
This may include channels ran by adjacent organisations 
This may include radio, online or print media, TV
We often use quotes or real life examples when speaking about our work, but we can anonymise this if you prefer
Withdrawing consent 

You can withdraw your consent for sharing your story and any photographs/videos/recordings of yourself at any time. To do so, please contact a member of the communications team at [email protected]. Please note that while we will make every effort to remove the materials, in instances where materials have been used by third parties we may be unable to do so and any published materials that include this content cannot be recalled, although we will ensure they do not feature in subsequent reprints or edits.

We will take all steps to ensure materials are used solely for the purposes of promoting and raising awareness of Alzheimer Scotland and dementia. If you become aware that any materials are being used inappropriately you should inform us immediately.