An estimated 15 million people in the United States have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The disease affects over 24 million Americans and ranks as the third leading cause of death in the United States.
Are you caring for a loved one with COPD? You can find comfort in knowing that you are not alone by listening to the experiences of your fellow caregivers in the CAN network.
You may find new ways to help your loved one manage and cope with the disease, as well as advice on how to balance the many responsibilities of being a caregiver.
Listen as a caregiver describes taking on new responsibilities as her husband ages with COPD.
Hear a woman share how she finds time for herself after becoming a caregiver changed her life.