The Bellevue Hospital now offers Better Breathers Club support group meetings throughout the year. The American Lung Association Better Breathers Clubs are regularly scheduled, in-person support groups for individuals with chronic lung disease including COPD, pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer.
You can learn ways to better cope with your diagnosis while getting the support of others in similar situations. These support groups give you the tools you need to live your best quality of life.
Led by and American Lung Association trained facilitator, Better Breathers Clubs feature educational presentations on a wide range of topics, which may include:
- How COPD affects the lungs
- Breathing techniques
- Talking with your physician
- Medications and other treatment options
- Medical tests
- Supplemental oxygen
- Lung transplants
- Air pollution
The support group is free and open to the public. The first meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 10 from from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at The Bellevue Hospital. CLICK HERE for additional dates.
For more information please dial 419.483.4040 and the following extension.
Better Breathers Club Support Group Ext. 4303