DCH provides a new support group

IRON MOUNTAIN – A new Pulmonary Support Group has been established for anyone with a chronic lung disease, on oxygen therapy, waiting for or has received a lung transplant, and their caregivers.

The next meeting is planned for Thursday, June 13, at 3 p.m. in conference room E, located in the lower level of Dickinson Memorial Hospital.

Discussions will include, but are not limited to, insurance, transplant questions, home oxygen therapy, day to day issues and concerns, as well as the sharing of experiences and encouragement.

These meetings will be held on the second Thursday of each month and will last approximately one hour.

Questions about the Pulmonary Support Group can be directed to Gus Kawell at (906) 828-1623 or Jim Vassar at (715) 528-5084.