LUNGS R US – A Better Breathers Club
August 19 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Part of the American Lung Association’s Better Breathers Clubs, Mercy’s LUNGS R US is a support group for adults suffering from a chronic lung disease.
The goal of LUNGS R US is to improve the quality of life and functional status for members by providing disease-specific education and emotional connection. Members share their experiences, knowledge, ideas and strengths to improve the quality of each other’s lives. Meetings include expert speakers, video presentations and roundtable discussions.
Who should attend?
Adults who suffer from COPD, asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, lung cancer, pulmonary fibrosis and other respiratory problems attend the meetings. Many members bring their spouse, other family members and caregivers with them.
How do attendees join?
To become a member, simply attend the meetings. There are no dues or fees, and referrals or reservations are not required.
When does LUNGS R US meet?
The group meets the third Monday of each month from 12:30 to 2 p.m. In Community Room 1 at Augustana Care, 710 South Kenwood Avenue.
For more information
If you have questions about the group or would like to attend, please call 218.485.5677