Is there a local program that will help me in the winter when my COPD is worse?

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I don't know of any "program" that will up and move you to a better climate for your health. Better follow the suggestions above, and also try to reduce consumption of inflammation-causing foods (flours, sugars, citrus, dairy).
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I get a lot of mucus with my COPD. It is worse in the winter, so bad sometimes that it't like a net across the bottom of my throat and food won't go down. I keep a supply of coca-cola in the house. 1 can each morning helps keep it clear and get rid of the net.
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If you're referring to heating assistance, check with the area agency on aging about LIHEAP (federal heating assistance) and assistance from state or local government. They may also be able to help you obtain an air purifier (worth asking). Good luck!
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Call your pulmonary doctor and ask her/him if there's a pulmonary rehab program.

One of our local hospitals has one; it's open to people with diagnosed COPD or other pulmonary issues. Medicare pays for it, and unlike PT, it's not limited by cost as is PT or OT.

You can plan to do as many activities as necessary in the months preceeding winter to minimize your exposure, i.e., stocking up on nonperishable supplies, going to doctor appointments, etc.

You can also wear a scarf around your neck and pull it up closer to your nose (and over it if you can still breathe comfortably) when you're in cold weather.

Also, keep your mouth shut. That's not a sarcastic response; when I took voice lessons, my instructor advised me to minimize opening my mouth in cold weather because it can affect the vocal chords. And I'm assuming that inhaling cold air through the mouth can also affect the pulmonary system.

But no one can offer suggestions on what might be "local" to you as there's no indication in your profile where you live.
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