James Miller

Bio

James Miller is Vice President, Partner Relationships for Sharecare and is responsible for the development, integration and ongoing engagement of strategic content partners on the Sharecare platform.

James has spent his professional career in the healthcare and life sciences industries. He was a principal in Standing Stone Partners, a full service creative, communications and strategic consulting firm serving early and mid-stage healthcare, medical device and biotech companies. Prior to Standing Stone, James was Vice President and General Manager of a leading San Francisco Bay area video, animation and multimedia company specializing in creating high end patient and clinical professional programming.

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    These quick tips will put an extra spring in your step when you are walking for exercise:
    • Stretch for 5-10 minutes before and after every walk.
    • Keep a good posture. Gaze forward, not down at the ground, with your chin level and head up.
    • Stay hydrated by drinking 8 ounces of water before you begin
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    If you want to get the most out of your walks, vary your route -- and watch this video for walking tips from RealAge's Dr. Mike Roizen that are sure to get you ready to lace up and head out the door.

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    I love to walk.  The way that I make my walk more interesting is to find different places to walk. First I decide how far I want to go and then I find a beautiful walk that will fit the distance. If there is a park with a sidewalk or trail that I like and it is relatively short I just walk it multiple

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    One of the best ways to stick to a walking routine is to measure and track your progress. A pedometer is a great tool for that. A good goal is 10,000 steps (about 5 miles) a day. That may seem like a lot, but most people already get 2,000 to 4,000 steps in a regular day. So adding 6,000 steps...Read More
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    The good news about exercise is that though 30 minutes of exercise a day for 5 days a week is a typical goal (based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines), this exercise can be completed in smaller increments of at least 10 minutes of brisk exercise. That means, for example, that if

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    If you are living with serious illness or are simply planning ahead for your own or a loved one's future, having a frank discussion with your doctor is a good idea. Putting things into words, getting more information, and asking questions can help you get the kind of medical treatments you...Read More
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following answer helpful:
    If you are living with serious illness or are simply planning ahead for your own or a loved one's future, having a frank discussion with your doctor is a good idea. Putting things into words, getting more information, and asking questions can help you get the kind of medical treatments you...Read More
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    For many people, hospice represents an important choice -- allowing more autonomy and choice in directing final medical care than traditional treatment that focuses on life-saving procedures and cures. Hospice may be most fitting for those who want to:
    • Be treated at home or in a more homelike setting
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    The option is not the best fit for every person who has a terminal disease -- particularly those who feel strongly that hospice care signifies "giving up on life" rather than facilitating a good death. Hospice care is probably not a good choice for those who:
    • Worry that working with a number of di
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    How much money is available for the care of your friend or family member? What are the sources of regular income? Disability insurance? Long-term care insurance? Pensions? Social Security? Veterans' benefits? You may have to do some detective work to discover where the financial documents...Read More
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    Caregiving can be extremely rewarding, but also very demanding. Take time to look within yourself and think about your personal strengths and limitations.

    Caregiving is a 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week job. As a caregiver, asking for and accepting assistance from others may be hard to do -- but...Read More
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    James Miller found the following answer helpful:
    Providing care for a family member with a disorder is emotional in and of itself. Each family member has a long history with the family, and likely carries conflicting expectations of what each family member should do with regard to caregiving. There is also often anger at things that have...Read More
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    Here are 5 tips for successful caregiving.

    1. Choose to take charge of your life, and don’t let your loved one’s illness or disability always take center stage.

    2. Remember to be good to yourself. Love, honor, and value yourself. You’re doing a very hard job and you deserve some quality time, just

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    The most commonly-used treatments for muscle strains are, in fact, alternative treatments that you can do at home without any medication or help from a doctor. As soon as the injury happens, apply ice to the affected area using an ice pack or ice wrapped in cloth. Compression may also help the injury

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    Interestingly, the Affordable Care Act is changing nursing at many levels. There are 4 Advanced Practice Nurses [APN] (Clinical Nurse Specialists [CNS], Midwives [CNM], Anesthetists [CNRA], and pratitioners [NP]) but not all were recognized in all 50 states of our nation. Since the Affordable Care

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