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COPD Support Group

Welcome to this online support group for caregivers, family, friends, and others with an interest in COPD care. Please introduce yourself - Ask for advice - Share your experiences caring for a loved one with COPD. Talk about symptoms, treatment options, side effects, daily life, your tips for others. Vent, laugh, and come back as often as you need to feel less alone.

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1 day ago
roses70 said...
First, we need to know if you are a COPD caregiver or do you have COPD. There is a very extreme difference on how we answer that question. Foremost... more
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4 days ago
roses70 said...
Dear daisy girl: I have so much empathy for you. Please, please know that what you are doing for your Mom is so wonderful and you are to be commend... more
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7 days ago
roses70 said...
Ask your doctor about the pulmonary rehab program. It is a program conducted by pulmonary therapists that teaches different exercises, breathing t... more
6 days ago
Liz567 said...
Thank you for the excellent advice! I will definitely ask my doctor for a referral. Liz
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11 days ago
LucyHPorter said...
I cared for my own mother years ago and experienced many of the same things you are going through now. Your feelings of not knowing how best to deal... more
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17 days ago
roses70 said...
My husband could not go to our daughter's cabin near Mt. Hood, OR because their altitude was at 2500 ft. However, if you are in the first stage of ... more
11 days ago
LucyHPorter said...
I have COPD myself. A few years ago I was in Colorado Springs and had a lot of trouble on top of Pike's Peak, which is over 14,000 feet. However, I don't usually have trouble at 3000 ft. I have stage 1.
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23 days ago
RosaR said...
Zelda, I'm sorry to hear of your COPD, and I encourage you to contact your doctor. Caring.com is an informational website only, and does not provid... more
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