By Michelle Vincent - March 12, 2018
Years ago when I was struggling with something, a wise woman once told me, “It takes a really strong person to ask for help.” That saying has stayed with me through the... READ MORE

By SusanHU - March 8, 2018
We are deeply saddened to share that contributor and member of the team, Mary Ultes, passed away on March 2nd, after a long battle with COPD. Mary was a loving wife,... READ MORE

By Janet Plank - March 8, 2018
Yesterday I was watching the snow fall and was reminded of our science study, so many years ago, where we were taught that each snowflake is different. I can remember as a... READ MORE

By Janet Plank - March 5, 2018
Frequent Question: “I have COPD and now the doctor said I have nodules. Is that part of COPD? Should I be scared?” My response has often been that the nodules are not... READ MORE

By Michael Vincent - March 1, 2018
The title may seem odd but bear with me for a bit As a caregiver, the odds are you’re going to get to experience some “unusual” situations with the person with COPD... READ MORE

By Janet Plank - February 26, 2018
What is COPD? COPD is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease which is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. How young is too... READ MORE

By Steven Workman - February 22, 2018
So, I’m new in the world of COPD. I have spent most of my life living a naïve belief that I was somehow safe from the harsh realities the rest of the... READ MORE

By Michelle Vincent - February 8, 2018
Have you ever heard the joke: “How do you eat an elephant?” “One bite at a time!” Well, probably you have since that’s one of the oldest jokes in existence. It dawned... READ MORE

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