Australian stories about living with dementia

The following stories are based on interviews with Australians living with dementia and their carers. We would like to thank these people for sharing their stories and Dementia Australia for interviewing these people on behalf of AIHW. 

The stories provide a greater understanding of dementia and show the diverse experiences of living with dementia. Click on a story below to learn more about how dementia has impacted their lives. 

These stories are based on interviews with Australians living with dementia and their carers. To protect the privacy of participants, names and other identifying characteristics have been changed. Images are not representative of the individuals in the stories.