COPD Care

ConsidraCare caregivers are professionals and can provide specific COPD Care to elderly loved ones in the comfort of their own homes.

What is it?

Chronic Obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is a group of inflammatory diseases affecting the lungs which cause airflow obstruction and difficulty in breathing. There are two main types: chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Both are chronic conditions and can become life-threatening. It is very common in smokers.

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Over 15% of Canadians aged 65 or older are living with COPD

Early warning signs

Early warning signs

Impact on Quality of Life

COPD causes breathlessness and affects the quality of life. As symptoms get worse a person may be unable to perform daily activities and can become dependent upon other people. In the later stages, a COPD patient may need oxygen daily to be able to breathe. Not only physical but mental health also gets impacted and it can cause severe depression and anxiety.

Impact on Quality of Life

Top caregiver do's

Top caregiver don'ts

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