Take a Deep Breath!

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The Resurrection Parish Health and Wellness Committee is hosting Take a Deep Breath, a presentation for oxygen users as well as their family and friends. 

This informative session will take place on September 20, 2018 from 1- 2:30 pm in the Gathering Area.

The goals of the meeting are to:

  • Provide support

  • Offer knowledge

  • Create an avenue to get to know others in our community who use oxygen

Some of the topics that will be covered are: benefits of oxygen therapy, equipment options that facilitate individuals to become more mobile, and expel some of the myths of oxygen therapy. 

Topic outline

Oxygen –Benefits of oxygen therapy

·       Less short of breath

·       Less fatigued

·       Improve sleep

·       Increase activity

Oxygen – Equipment options for home and travel

Oxygen – How can I leave the house for longer periods of time?

Oxygen – How can I get to know others who use oxygen?

Oxygen – How can I build up my exercise tolerance?

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The session will be presented by Kathy Schlitz, Respiratory Care Practitioner/Educator and Resurrection Parish Member, who has extensive knowledge promoting improved quality of life for individuals with cardiopulmonary diseases.

Please join us and gain more insight on oxygen therapy in a friendly supportive environment.  Reservations appreciated but walk-ins welcome.  RSVP to the parish center at 336-7768.