The official blog of the Lung Institute.
Valentine’s Day is a day of love. It’s a day dedicated to showing the people in our lives how much we appreciate them. That we care for them. That our world is a much better place solely because they’re in it. One way we do this is by giving them Valentine’s Day gifts. Gift Ideas…
Recent research investigated whether having a good social support network makes a difference in whether someone with a lung disease engages in healthy behaviors.
We’ve read about the effects of COPD on patients. What do caregivers need to know? Knowing the stage of a patient’s COPD can aid caregivers in understanding a patient’s requirements, as well as in planning for future medical supplies, treatment and hospitalization.
For people with lung disease who regularly need supplemental oxygen, the hassle of airline travel can seem like a daunting task. But fear not, because even though it takes a few more steps, commercial airline travel is still an option. Here are some travel tips when flying with oxygen tanks.
Knowing what to say or do when you’re loved one has a chronic lung disease can be challenging. You want to be supportive, but sometimes you might not know the best way to be supportive. Check out the 5 things someone with lung disease wants you to know to learn more.
When you’re a caregiver, it can seem difficult to find the time to take care of yourself. With your well-being in mind, we’ve compiled 5 tips to help caregivers stay healthy.
If you’re a caregiver for someone with COPD, finding the right support group for yourself can help you take better care of your loved one.
Living with a chronic lung disease can be difficult. To learn more about what the day-to-day tasks entail, the emotional challenges of caring for someone with COPD, and how to be most helpful, we interviewed a former caregiver.