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LungLife

175 Sherman Avenue (across from Saint Raphael Hospital)
Phone (203) 789-3995

84 Main Street (Route 1) Branford (exit 54 off I-95)
Phone: (203) 315-4945

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What is LungLife?
LungLife is a rehabilitation program of classes and exercise sessions for those with breathing problems resulting from:

  • Chronic Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Lung cancer

It’s also ideal for those recovering from lung surgery.

The program is individualized for each participant. Use of oxygen does not limit your participation.

What are the benefits of LungLife?
Participating in LungLife can:

  • Increase your strength and endurance
  • Reduce breathing problems and sick days
  • Decrease anxiety about living with your breathing problems
  • Increase understanding of your lung disease
  • Increase your ability to perform daily activities
  • Increase your independence
  • Improve your quality of life

Is LungLife right for you?
Lung Life is open to anyone with pulmonary disease who is referred by a physician.

  • The program is coordinated by a clinical nurse specialist and a physical therapist.
  • Your private physician maintains primary responsibility for your care.
  • We update your physician about your progress.

What does Lung Life include?
Each session includes a class on a variety of topics, such as:

  • Exercise your way to better breathing.
  • Conserve energy in your daily activities.
  • Eat right for better pulmonary health.
  • Make the most of your medication.
  • Relax and breath easier.

Each session includes supervised exercise tailored to your individual abilities and limitations.

Register today
To register for LungLife or for more information, call (203) 789-3995, Monday through Friday.

Page last updated on Jun. 14, 2011