Health Education • Pulmonary Disease • Asthma • COPD • Support Groups
The Better Breathers group is for patients living with COPD, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung health issues. Meetings generally have 30-60 participants. Each meeting includes time for socialization, a group activity, and a guest speaker. Participants have fun while learning how to manage their condition. Spouses and friends are welcome to attend.
-The group meets at local restaurants and cafes. All members pay for their own food and beverages. There is no cost to attend the group itself.
-The group is open to the community. You do not have to be a patient at Desert Regional Medical Center.
- This service is free
- Adults accepted
- Seniors accepted
How to Apply
Because meeting location varies, new members should call before attending a group meeting. Contact the group facilitator at 760-323-6757 Monday through Friday between 7:00am and 3:00pm to join the group. Members will receive a call each month with information about the upcoming group meeting.