The GREAT City of Philadelphia proclaims September 2016 Pulmonary Fibrosis Global Awareness Month

September 29, 2016

On behalf of the Temple Lung Center and Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), the great city of Philadelphia has proclaimed September 2016 to be Pulmonary Fibrosis Global Awareness Month!! Thank you to the Honorable James F. Kenney and the entire city of Philadelphia in helping us continue to educate and raise awareness for this serious lung …..

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SEPTEMBER 2016 GLOBAL AWARENESS MONTH!

September 1, 2016

Helllooo friends! SEPTEMBER is Global PF Awareness Month! HAVE a LOOK at PFF GLOBAL PF AWARENESS MONTH TOOLKIT! YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE, TOO!! PFF GLOBAL AWARENESS TOOLKIT: wfpf_pffgpfam-toolkit_2016 JOIN us and help us RAISE AWARENESS for PF by changing your profile pic! Here are several profile pictures to choose from Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation…take your pick! …..

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IPF Community Event! Coopersburg 5K Run, Kids’ Fun Run and Health and Wellness Expo: Sat., May 28

April 29, 2016

Join us at our 10th Annual Coopersburg 5K Run, Kids’ Fun Run and Health and Wellness Expo!! Saturday, May 28! Go to: http://coopersburg5k.org/ for race details, registration and race route! LEARN about IPF. TALK about IPF. RAISE AWARENESS for IPF.     THANK YOU to our Main Street Sponsor! We are so grateful for your support!  -Andrew …..

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Clinicial Trials

March 24, 2016

Want to learn more about clinical trials for IPF? Go to: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=IPF&Search=Search               

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Temple University Lung Center: Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group/TUESDAY, MARCH 29

March 14, 2016

There will be a Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group meeting TUESDAY, MARCH 29  at: TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL TEMPLE UNIVERSITY LUNG CENTER 5th Floor Conference Room- 5ACC 3401 N. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19140 2-3.30 pm For more information or to RSVP Please contact: Michelle Vega-Olivo, CRNP Michelle.Vega@tuhs.temple.edu 215.707.5864

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LV-IPF Support Group: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus/2-3.30 pm

March 13, 2016

COME JOIN US! When: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 TOPIC: OXYGEN MANAGEMENT Where: St. Luke’s Hospital/Anderson Campus 1700 St. Luke’s Blvd. (Riverside Circle) Medical Office Building Ground Floor Easton, PA When: 2-3.30 pm RSVP: Jennifer H. Wescoe at Jennifer_Wescoe@wescoefoundationforpulmonaryfibrosis.org 484.553.6340

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REGISTER for the 2016 Coopersburg 5K Run, Kids’ Fun Run, and Health and Wellness Expo: Saturday, May 28!

March 7, 2016

IPF Community Event! Learn about IPF. Talk about IPF. Raise awareness for IPF. 10 YEARS and “RUNNING”! REGISTRATION is OPEN for the 2016 Coopersburg 5K Run, Kids’ Fun Run and Health and Wellness Expo! Go to our website to learn more about our AWESOME race at www.coopersburg5k.org! REGISTER by going to ACTIVE.COM:  

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Pulmonary Fibrosis News: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind: IPF Testimonies

February 26, 2016

Watch this video from Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, to learn more about idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Three experts and four patients talk about the disease and their experience with it. http://pulmonaryfibrosisnews.com/2016/01/29/4890/     

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TEDxSnolsteLibraries: Care for the Caregivers/Frances Lewis

January 29, 2016

Thank you to ALL CAREGIVERS for your dedication, love and support!  This video is for YOU!  Take a few minutes to watch..it’s brilliant.

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Helpful resources: IPF Resource Directory and PA, NJ, DE IPF Caregiver Resources

November 18, 2015

IPF Resource Directory: It has national, state-wide and regional resources. Oxygen Company’s (DME’s), Support Groups information/contacts: Click here for pdf: WFPF_IPFResourceDirectory   PA, NJ, DE IPF Caregiver Resources Click here for pdf: WFPF_PAIPFCaregiversResourcesTipSheet    

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