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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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What's New Today

3 days ago
roses70 said...
That is wonderful that you are doing exercises and keep up with that. My husband who had COPD, went thru pulmonary rehab at a hospital in Portland, ... more
2 days ago
Mike 2 said...
Thank you Roses 70!
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10 days ago
raohb5 said...
Elaine - First let me tell you how much I admire you for caring for your sister. It is truly one of the most tiring things I have done, both mental... more
10 days ago
elainefw55 said...
Thank you for your reply and thoughts. My sister I believe has dementia. The Social Worker at the nursing home, and charge nurse that over sees my... more
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13 days ago
Slave said...
I think from your posting that you are being realistic, but how to help the family is a question that I don't have the answer for. Does the hospita... more
13 days ago
eileenhoops said...
Thank you so much Barbara ,she is not on morphine , we were told that first time that if she had the tube in the throat there was no way back, she's... more
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14 days ago
RosaR said...
Hello, Welcome. We are glad that you joined this online support group. Thank you for post. I am sorry to hear of your COPD. I am sure other memb... more
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22 days ago
Slave said...
Hi my name is really Barbara. What stage is he in with the COPD? My husband is stage IV which is really bad, only 24% lung capacity. Oxygen 24/7 ... more
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22 days ago
Barbara, My name is Tina and I have advanced copd. I suffer panic attacks big time. What medications have been given to your husband?
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24 days ago
RosaR said...
I'm sorry to hear that your husband is not feeling well, and I encourage you to contact your doctor. Caring.com is an informational website only, an... more
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about 1 month ago
raohb5 said...
Before I respond, just making sure: your friend is diagnosed with COPD, and you are a part if your friend 'a support system ! You sound like a caring friend!
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about 1 month ago
roses70 said...
Can you get all the people who are taking care of your mother, including your step-father and social worker for a meeting to get as many of your que... more
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about 1 month ago
roses70 said...
Do not feel guilty because you are being realistic. I am surprised that she is not on hospice care . You sound like you have a lot of knowledge abo... more
about 1 month ago
raohb5 said...
Roses 70...it's hard to respond to this. NOT because of what you said...you ask some great questions. It's just because I'm in this middle place: I'... more
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