Asthma and COPD: How to Tell the Differences
November is National COPD Awareness Month – a time to raise awareness about this widespread respiratory disease. Given that COPD affects over 15 million diagnosed adults and may be more that are undiagnosed, it’s important to understand the differences between Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and how to distinguish between these diseases.
Asthma and COPD have several similarities, but as you learn more about COPD and asthma, the difference becomes more apparent. The table below provides an overview of asthma vs. COPD.
Asthma and COPD are similar and they’re serious health conditions that require proper diagnosis and treatment. LifeWorx can work with you or a loved one in managing this challenging disease and assist at home to help make a chronic condition easier to manage. Our elder care team can provide help in these areas:
- Light housework
- Transportation and accompaniment to medical appointments to pick up prescriptions
- Encouragement and participation in physician-approved exercise programs
- Friendly, compassionate companionship
- Planning and preparation of nutritious, tasty meals
To help your senior loved one remain safe and healthy at home, contact LifeWorx today to learn more about elder care in the surrounding areas.
How can LifeWorx help me?
Our services range from Long-term care to Companion care, Personal Care and beyond. We also specialize in Alzheimer’s/dementia, Ambulatory care & Private-duty nurse.
LifeWorx provides only dedicated career nannies who are professionals in their field. They have at least three years of full-time experience working in local homes and are all fluent in English. They are safe and responsible drivers with their own reliable vehicle.
Our housekeepers are experienced and trained professionals, all having at least three years of full-time experience. They are all experienced in deep and detailed cleaning to leave your home sparkling.
Our Сhefs will prepare a delicious dinner for your family while you are busy, and Personal Assistants will help you to quickly solve the accumulated issues. Our experienced Estate Managers will help you carry out the necessary real estate transactions on time. You will be more successful with us!