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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. You can also find information that will may you manage financial and legal matters for your loved one in the Caregiving Money Matters Resource Center.

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about 17 hours ago
Hopeful 04 said...
Viktoriarae, I too have COPD however mine is considered end stage. I feel I can relate because it took me awhile to stop smoking after being diagnosed which was not the path I ... more
about 11 hours ago
Viktoriarae said...
Thank you for your kind response. I think I have been grieving the loss of "what could have been" and have to come to terms with all that. That smoking has seriously rob so... more
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7 days ago
got to take care...figure out how to carve out me time...feel weird...
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16 days ago
Hi Wexford, Thanks for visiting Caring.com and this COPD support group. Individuals who participate on our website have the option to not disclose their physical/offline locati... more
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18 days ago
Hopeful 04 said...
Hi SAnnS, my name is Joyce. I'm telling you that because it will show as "You said" and I don't seem to know how to change that. Is your Mom being treated by a pulmonary Dr.? I... more
17 days ago
SAnnS said...
Thank you. She has always been a strong person and is still fighting. Her pulmonary appointment isn't for over a month and I am trying to get her general to call me back. I ... more
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19 days ago
Hopeful 04 said...
Linda, I realized that when I write to you , up in the left corner it says "You said" and you is underlined. Just letting you know it's Joyce writing to you. Am trying to find ... more
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24 days ago
Hopeful 04 said...
Hi Linda, my name is Joyce. I did not lose a spouse but did lose my mother in 2000 to COPD. Your words bring back many memories for me. Two weeks before her passing I heard her... more
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25 days ago
Lkschafer said...
I sure can relate. Almost sounds like part of my story. Tomorrow hospice comes out, to evaluate him. Denny don't want to live like this but he is scared still. We live in T... more
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