Better Breathers Club slated for Jan. 28

American Lung Association in Colorado invites you to: A Better Breathers Club – January 28, 2014, 3:30-5:30pm, 5600 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Suite 100, Greenwood Village, CO 80111.

What topics are covered?

  • How your lungs work
  • Understanding chronic lung disease
  • Talking to your healthcare provider
  • Tracking symptoms
  • Understanding medicines and treatment
  • Exercise programs
  • Emotional and social well-being

Who runs the program?
Better Breathers Club meetings are coordinated by a facilitator trained by the American Lung Association. The facilitator brings in featured speakers, provides learning materials and makes sure that everyone gets to participate. Members can provide ideas for meetings, organize communication networks, and even help plan special events. You can feel comfortable knowing this program is backed by the country’s leading lung health organization.

Why should I join a Better Breathers Club?
You are not alone! In the U.S., over 35 million adults have a chronic lung disease such as COPD, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis or lung cancer. Because these chronic conditions do not have a cure, people like you need to learn how to manage living with their lung disease. Better Breathers Clubs help by providing patient-focused, community-based educational opportunities and support.

Learn to manage your lung disease at a Better Breathers Club.
Better Breathers Clubs are welcoming support groups for people who often feel alone and isolated. Together, members like you learn the skills that help manage their condition and improve their quality of life.

For more information or to join, contact:
John Streit, RRT – 303-847-0270 – jstreit@lungcolorado.org
Manager of Lung Health Programs
www.lungcolorado.org

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