When you’re caring for someone living with chronic lung disease, it’s important to have the resources and information you need to support your loved one in living a full and active life with his or her diagnosis. Small changes that you can implement to your loved one’s habits and behavior can make their life more enjoyable:
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.
COPD 101 Resources
Being a caregiver for someone with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and managing the holidays are two separate tasks that are stressful enough on their own. Combine the two and you’re bound to experience increased stress. But don’t worry; EverydayHealth offers ways to manage holiday stress alongside your responsibilities as a caregiver.