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When a loved one has COPD or another chronic lung disease, knowing how to balance taking care of them and yourself can be difficult. This page provides helpful resources for caregivers including guides on helping your loved one quit smoking and how to take time out of your day for yourself.

If you’ve just been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), you may have a lot of questions. This page is a great resource for learning about all aspects of the disease including talking to your doctor, flare-up signs and symptoms, and disease management.

If you have a chronic lung disease, you know that staying healthy plays an important part in managing your symptoms and overall well-being. The right exercise methods, diet, and other techniques can help you stay healthy with chronic lung disease and get you back to doing the things you love.

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Recent Articles

Hiring a Caregiver for Your Loved One with COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Sep 18, 2014

If your loved one’s chronic lung disease has gotten worse or your schedule has recently changed and you can no longer spend the amount of time you need to with them, you may want to consider looking into hiring a caregiver. Hiring a caregiver for your loved one with COPD can be a difficult and long process, but once you’ve found the best match, your loved one will have the best possible care and you can have peace of mind. 

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COPD Caregiver Tips

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Sep 16, 2014

If you are a caregiver for someone with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), you may look for ways you can make your loved one’s life easier and more comfortable. Here are some COPD caregiver tips that could make it easier for them to deal with their condition and easier for you to help them.

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Time Management with Chronic Lung Disease

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Sep 11, 2014

Living with a chronic lung disease and juggling day-to-day tasks such as work, family and hobbies can be exhausting—but it doesn’t always have to be. Read on for tips if you’re looking for a way to balance your tasks along with your chronic lung disease.

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Caring for Someone with Stage IV COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Sep 9, 2014

If your loved one is facing stage IV COPD, you may find yourself wondering what types of worsening symptoms you should look for and how you can be prepared to help them when needed. It’s strongly recommended that you talk to your loved one’s doctor about the challenges your loved one may face and the actions you should take for them. Here are a few topics and tips the doctor may discuss1:

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