Having a good relationship with your doctor, as well as finding a doctor who treats you with kindness and respect, is an important piece of managing your COPD. Being able to ask questions, understand your options, and make treatment decisions stems from a good doctor/patient relationship.
More often than not, I suspect caregivers of COPD patients will be either spouses or grown children. Either way, the changes you see in your loved one will require a tremendous adjustment. I say this because by the time a COPD patient needs caregiving support, they are probably in the latter stages of the disease, debilitated to the point where…