Better Breathers Club sets 2013 meeting dates

The club is an American Lung Association project will help patients with COPD.

better_breathers_storyUAB’s Better Breathers Club has announced their slate of meetings for 2013. The Better Breathers Club is a community based effort to offer support for pulmonary patients and their families. BBC allows them to meet and learn about their condition from concerned health care professionals in a supportive environment.

The Better Breathers Club promotes self-management of COPD and other chronic lung diseases, while offering a sense of belonging and community.

The club meets every two months, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the first floor boardroom of UAB Highlands Hospital, 1201 11th Ave.

Upcoming meeting dates are: Feb. 13, April 10, June 12, Aug. 14, Oct. 9, Dec. 11, 2013.

The club is sponsored by UAB Pulmonary Services and the American Lung Association. For more info, contact deNay Kirkpatrick, 205-996-6132.