• Welcome to the Community
  • Recipes
  • Stay Active
  • Air Quality
Caregiver Guide
COPD Guide
Oxygen Therapy
Caregivers_banner.jpg
COPD101_banner.jpg
StayHealthy_banner.jpg

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.

Download the Living with COPD Guide
Living with COPD? 9 Questions to Ask Your Physician
COPD 101
Glossary of common COPD terms
Free Download: Staying Healthy with COPD
Understanding Nutrition Facts Labels

Caregiver Resources

COPD 101 Resources

Staying Healthy

Recent Articles

Put National Caregiver Day on Your Calendar

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Did you know there’s a day dedicated to thanking your caregiver? The third Friday in February is declared National Caregivers Day. On this day each year, you can take the opportunity to talk to your caregiver about how their sometimes forgotten job is important to you and is essential for your wellbeing. Perhaps ordering in their favorite food or making a card for them would be a way to express your gratitude for their help.

Read More

Topics: Caregiver, gift ideas for caregivers

Antioxidant Recipe: Brazilian Fish Soup

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Aug 18, 2016

 

Read More

Topics: recipes

COPD App Spotlight: Nutrition Apps

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Aug 16, 2016

When you have COPD, it’s important to watch your diet. However, it might be hard to keep track of exactly what you are eating and their effects on your health. Fortunately, apps can help with that. We’ve picked out some apps that may help you track your food intake and ensure you’re getting the right nutrients according to your doctor’s requests:

Read More

Topics: nutrition tips

Playing Games to Help Cognitive Function

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Aug 11, 2016

When you think of playing video games, you probably think of young kids or teenagers with their eyes glued to a screen. However, research suggests that video games shouldn’t just be for children: in fact, it shows that certain video games can improve cognitive function. While it’s certain that all games aren’t equal, and some games are more helpful than others, this information helps clarify exactly which games you should be playing to improve your cognitive abilities.

Read More

Topics: brain health, memory, games

Do More With Oxygen

Receive Email Updates

Help a Loved One Quit Smoking
Educating Patients with COPD: A Respiratory Therapists Guide
Pet Companions