Planning your future care

3) Difficult conversations – tips from people who are living with COPD

The following quotes and tips are from people like you who are living with COPD.

It’s hard but …. talk to your family about your future and what you want to happen when you are ill.
If it’s too hard then write letters to people instead.
Make sure you have someone to talk to – sometimes not a family member is best – friend, minister, advice line…
I couldn’t speak to those I love best at first – we spoke at our group about it and then it was easier.