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  • Pilates: More for the Core?>

    Pilates: More for the Core

    by Berkeley Wellness

    This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.

  • Caring for the Caregiver?>

    Caring for the Caregiver

    by Berkeley Wellness

    The bulk of long-term care for older Americans is still provided by unpaid family and friends—about 34 million of them in the US and 2 million in Canada. Here's a look at their unique challenges and needs and the resources that can help them.