COPD is a wide-spread, debilitating lung disease that makes breathing more difficult over time. I've personally experienced how devastating COPD is to our loved ones. Caring for those with chronic bronchitis and emphysema creates challenges for your organization and direct care staff.
Symptoms interfere with daily activities like walking, eating and self-care and continue to increase in severity. Elders with COPD are also at a much higher risk of malnutrition, falls, infections and hospital stays.
Educating caregivers to manage meals with simple techniques can increase comfort and improve nutritional health.Read More