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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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Caregiving: 6 Questions to Ask Before Your Loved One’s Doctor Visit

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Your loved one may have recently asked you to accompany them to their next doctor’s appointment regarding their COPD. But, do you know what to do? Consider asking your loved one these questions prior to joining them on their next doctor’s appointment.

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Topics: Caregiver

Life with COPD: 15 Foods High in Antioxidants

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Staying healthy is always important, but even more important when you have a chronic lung condition such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). If you’re looking to boost your immune system, consider incorporating some of these foods rich in antioxidents into your diet.

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Topics: Staying Healthy

Self-Guided Relaxation in 7 Easy Steps

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Apr 12, 2016

If you’re looking for a way to relieve the pressures of the day or simply just to relax, these easy steps for self-guided relaxation may help.

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Topics: Staying Healthy

Caregiving: 9 Things a Professional Care Coordinator Can Help Do

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Apr 5, 2016

When it comes to caregiving, you don’t need to take this task all on your own—be open and honest with yourself and know when it’s time to ask for help. Professional care coordinators are people who can help to schedule, maintain, or oversee the health of someone. Depending on your location, the role of a professional care coordinator can vary, as some may focus more on medication or insurance, while others focus on community services.

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