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Lung Disease Support Groups in Pittsburgh

7 Jun 2015
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Lung Disease Support Groups in Pittsburgh

Finding Support Are you looking for Lung Disease Support Groups in Pittsburgh? A diagnosis of a chronic lung disease does not constitute a death sentence, but it can certainly feel difficult to stay optimistic. The most important thing to remember is that you are not alone. Not only do you have friends, family members and caregivers, in…

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“I Can Do This”

21 Feb 2015
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Husband know his wife can fight Lung Disease Lung Institute

When Mila was diagnosed with COPD, I thought our life was over. I never said that, of course. I wanted to be supportive. She was scared as it was, so she definitely didn’t need my fears and concerns as an extra burden. I kept everything I was scared of bottled up inside. As she cried…

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Living Without a Caregiver

18 Feb 2015
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Living without a Caregiver Lung Institute

Independence is an important issue for seniors and their families. Having independence is vital in establishing confidence and self-management, but for seniors who have difficult living circumstances, it can be an outright challenge. Seniors living with a lung disease can especially find it hard to perform daily tasks, but a challenge doesn’t mean it is…

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Senior Independence Living Month

17 Feb 2015
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Senior Independence Living Month Lung Institute

For those of us with aging parents or even grandparents that we see often or live with, the idea of senior independence has a distinct meaning. While some seniors are able to continue with their household chores and run their own personal errands, this is not the case for all seniors. Many need help managing their…

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The Relationship between Caregiver and Patient

2 Jan 2015
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The Relationship between Caregiver and Patient | Lung Institute

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the definition of “caregiver” is a person who provides direct help and care for a child, elderly person or someone chronically ill. This simplified explanation does not even begin to comprehend the extent of what a caregiver has to go through. A caregiver is there for a patient day and night,…

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Caregiver: What to Look For

4 Nov 2014
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Caregiver: What to Look For Lung Institute

How You Can Tell If Your Loved One Has COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be a very difficult condition to live with. From shortness of breath to severe coughing, these symptoms can often force a patient to depend on  aid from others. Caregivers help by taking patients or loved ones to the doctor…

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Lung Disease Groups in Tennessee

22 Oct 2014
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A new city can be difficult to adjust. Whether it is just for vacation or a permanent change, meeting other people can be the best way to dive into a city’s culture. Nashville—a city dedicated to cultural vibrancy and Southern comfort—is filled with opportunities to mingle. With the opening of our newest facility, individuals with…

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The Cost of Lung Disease

The Cost of Lung Disease Lung Institute

Let’s be honest. At one point or another, when we hear about healthcare costs, we picture a gigantic dollar sign go off in our head. What will this cost me? How much will my insurance cover? How much will I save? All of these questions tend to plague us at some point in regard to…

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June is National Family Month

2 Jun 2014
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June is National Family Month

June marks National Family Month, and the goal is to promote the importance of building strong families. While bringing the family closer together, illness can test the bonds of any family. Pillars of National Family Month Some of the principles for strong families are: Build trust Show commitment Communicate Grow through crisis Spend time together Have…

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