Patients & Caregivers

Pulmonary Fibrosis is life-changing

Pulmonary fibrosis can affect almost every part of your life

of people living with PF are not able to work or enjoy leisure or self-care activities as before
of caregivers spend at least 2 hours per day supporting someone with PF

Coping with change

Medical and Support Resources

When you were first diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, there’s a good chance you had never heard of this disease. It is a relatively unknown and rare disease with up to an estimated 30,000 people living with it in Canada. The CPFF resource library is full of advice and insights from PF medical experts, patients, and caregivers to help you throughout your journey.

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Patient Information Guide
IPF Patient Support Guide
Build; your team - Encourage a family member or a friend to join your medical appointments.

Build your team

Encourage a family member or a friend to join your medical appointments. They can be a second set of ears to help you with daily activities down the road.

Your Team

Your team is everyone who will support you along your journey. Get to know your family doctor who will be your quarterback and the other healthcare pros who can help you.

Build your team with a dietician
Build your team with your family doctor
Build your team with a family member or friend
Build your team with a nurse.
Build your team and you are at the centre.
Build your team with a mental health professional
Build your team with a rehab specialist
Build your team with a support group.
Build your team with a respirologist