Better Breathers Club

A Support Group for Chronic Lung Disease Patients and their Families    

Carilion Clinic’s Better Breathers Club offers the opportunity to learn ways to better cope and live with Chronic Lung Disease, while getting the support of others who share in your struggles. This support group gives you the tools you need to live the best quality of life you can.

The Better Breathers Club features educational presentations on a wide range of relevant topics, including:

  • Living with chronic lung disease
  • Breathing retraining
  • Exercise
  • Energy conservation
  • Emotional and social well being
  • Medications
  • Preventing infections
  • Sleep disorders
  • Nutrition
  • Travel
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Airway clearance

Carilion Clinic offers regular support group meetings:

Date: The third Thursday of every month
Time: 3-4 p.m.
Location: 3 Riverside Circle, Conference Room 2A

For more information and registration, call Carilion Clinic at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

New members need to pre-register. This ensures they receive member educational materials at their first meeting.