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Death with COPD
Jul 4, 2010
... What can I expect when death is near with COPD? ... (0 replies)
... er feet are swelling but the right one was the only one that was discolored. That has changed recently. Thankfully. She keeps her feet proped up alot which helps with the swelling. ... (9 replies)
... calories COPD'ers burn just trying to breathe is as if you and I just ran a mile, and that's them just sitting at the table. Imagine trying to eat a beef roast with all the fixings if you just ran that mile? ... (9 replies)

... I told her I feel Im losing the battle with trying to help her. Shes is tired of eatting the same things at breakfast, I dont see how when I never fix her the the same things. ... (9 replies)
... more confused than I thought I was. My mom is 63 and has been told she's in "end stage" COPD. Hospice is in our home but after reviewing Hospice's criteria for COPD patients it's not the typical 6 month time frame used by their assessment teams. Her pulmonologist has said 8 months maybe. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks Amy! It is one of the hardest things I have been through. From what I have read she is at the end of this disease. I understand the end can be quick or drawn out. I pray that my Mom doesn't suffer. Our work schedules do not allow us to provide 24 hour care. Mom is too weak to stay alone now. We know she has fallen at least one time while home alone. She has had... (9 replies)
... Clearly your Mother is having trouble taking care of herself. Can you and your other family members work out a schedule so someone is there with her more often than not? ... (9 replies)
... WOW! I can relae to these posts about COPD. My mom has been suffering so long from this terrible disease. She has been on oxygen for 5+ years and has only left her home to be taken to the Dr or hospital. We (my sisters and I) have been preparing Mom's meals since before Thanksgiving. We place in small freezer containers and label. She only has remove and heat in the mircowave.... (9 replies)
... I'm so sorry you are having to deal with this. I know so well the pain you are all suffering. ... (9 replies)
... just wanted to see what the out come of this post was because I have also been seeing this with my mom. ... (9 replies)
... I am also seeing this same thing happen with my mom.I am told she dont have much time left.but she is still holding on. ... (9 replies)
... In 1996 I moved in with my Mother to care for her in her final days of cancer which had metastasized to her lungs. ... (4 replies)
... dalton12399, I genuinely understand your questions here. This is exactly what I am going through with my Mother. She can be at death's door for two or three days. You think the end is near, you're making funeral plans, you're preparing yourself. ... (4 replies)
... She said last night before we went to bed that she can't wait for the nurse to take her cathater out so she can finally walk to the bathroom. She is fighting death and it is making hard on all of us. I just hate to see someone live this way. ... (4 replies)
... nurse's evaluation was based on the signs of her heart not pumping enough blood around to oxygenate her tissues. A person who is in bed can actually get by even with most of the systems 'running on empty'. I am sorry for the stress you are going through, it is a very hard time. ... (4 replies)
... ause we were told she is in her final stages of COPD. She is bed ridden, has a cathader and a diaper on and can't walk anymore. We originally were going to go with Home Health Care Nurse but they only come out 2 times a week and when they where here they said she needed more care so we went to Hospice. ... (4 replies)
... scan with dye and they were normal. From what I have read on the net that emphysema would show up on the ct scan at least. ... (1 replies)
... never followed through with therapy or any type of oxygen. ... (2 replies)
Mom with COPD
May 25, 2012
... I am in a similar situation in some ways. My dad was diagnosed with the disease 5 or 6 years ago, however, neither or my parents told me about it until about a year and a half ago. ... (2 replies)
Mom with COPD
Mar 26, 2012
... Hi I am new here. Just looking for answers or maybe just needing to vent. My Mom was diagnosed with emphysema about 15years ago. She is now 72years old and I feel is starting to fade. ... (2 replies)

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