volunteer program for retired senios and others
For persons with a persistent, severe mental illness, staying physically healthy and fit is a special challenge – and yet regular exercise and proper diet can be key elements in recovering from a major mental or emotional illness.
"Michael was assigned to Melanie Diehl as he coped with severe depression. For years he had lived with his mother who fell where they lived in 2009 and was hospitalized. When Melanie began working with Michael, he was paralyzed with fear that he’d never go back to living with his mother."
"Starting In Shape wasn't easy for me, with meeting people at a certain time, going to a gym a lot of people use, and discussing myself with a mentor. My first mentor was a perfect match for me. She knew just how to start me off and build up to my ability."