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Better Breathers

Better Breathers

Desert Regional Medical Center

Health education and support group for adults ages 18 and older impacted by breathing or lung health issues.

Services Offered

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.


1150 N. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262 33.8385169 -116.54408

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English


-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.