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The “People for Pulmonary Progress” is a group designed to help people overcome breathing problems.

This FREE Community Group provides educational and social benefits.
Activities will take place throughout the year.

Meetings will be held at:
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
1361 W. Market Street
Akron, Ohio

Date: The second Wednesday of each month

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

For more information, please call (330) 375-7123
Organized by:                                                   
Akron General Medical Center                   
Summa Health System                                  

Sponsor Companies:
Cornerstone Medical Equipment
Visiting Nurse Equipment & Supplies

Summa Barberton Hospital
Respiratory Forum

155 Fifth Street NE
Barberton OH 44203

Educational programs and social activities for people recovering from respiratory diseases, such as COPD, asthma or emphysema. Patients have the opportunity to discuss their feelings and emotions about their breathing problems. Friends and families are welcome.

Programs are held at 4 p.m. in the Cardiac Rehab Gym on the first Wednesday of scheduled months.

FEE: Free

Click here for more information, including speakers.

2011 Schedule

August - Self Management for COPD
September 13* - Stress: you are breaking my heart (*Note, this is Tuesday)
October 5 - Flu Prevention and Education
November - Heart and Lung Connection

To register for a program, call Summa Connections at (800) 23-SUMMA, or click here to register online.