Better Breathers Club of New Ulm to meet Dec. 19

NEW ULM — If you or your family member has COPD or another lung disease, consider attending this free support group to learn the skills to help manage your condition and improve your quality of life.

Guest speaker, Cheryl Armstrong, RRT, AE-C, will talk about “Airway Clearance Techniques” at the next Better Breathers Club of New Ulm meeting. Attendees will learn about airway anatomy for airway clearance, how to properly use and clean spacers and nebulizers, plus various airway clearance techniques.

The meeting will be held Thursday, Dec. 19, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the New Ulm Medical Center in the Hospital\’s Auditorium on the third floor. For closest entry, park on the 3rd floor parking lot at rear of hospital off North 5th Street or enter main hospital or clinic entrances and request wheelchair assistance if needed.

This group regularly meets on the third Thursday every other month. For more information, contact Sandy Kistner, RRT at 507-217-5956 or at sandra.f.kistner@allina.com.