Better Breathers Club - Monroe Clinic

Monroe Clinic Hospital
515 22nd Avenue Cafe Conference Rooms on 2nd floor Monroe, WI 53566 Map


Call 608-324-1369 to learn more.

Monroe's Clinic's Better Breathers Club is a support group for people with chronic lung disease. The purpose is to provide patient-centered education with emphasis on COPD, asthma, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer and other chronic lung diseases.  Our goal is to enhance the quality of life of our members, their families, and their support teams.

The group meets for one hour on the first Thursday of every month at 3 p.m. in the New Glarus Room located in the St. Clare Center. There is no cost to attend and no physician referral is required. Call 608-324-1369 to learn more.

July 11th

Breathing Techniques Demonstrate purse-lipped breathing and identify ways to control anxiety      Respiratory


August 1st


Emergencies and Exacerbations


Recognize an emergency and know when to call 911; identify symptoms that lead to exacerbations




September 5th


Flu Season Dos and Don'ts


Identify symptoms of the flu and find out ways to avoid it


     Public Health


October 3rd


Communicating with Your Physician


Identify key symptoms to report to the doctor, give examples of questions to ask a physician




November 7th


Ask the Doctor


Express concerns and ask questions of a pulmonologist; explain how to get the best care possible




December 5th


Holistic Health and Holiday Party


Discuss how the mind affects the body; demonstrate relaxation techniques