INTENTION, DISCLOSURE, AND LIABILITY RELEASE
It is the intention of Wellness Foundation (the Foundation) and its directors, officers, employees, and volunteers to provide information in regard to nutritional excellence, stress management, fitness, attitude, and the power of thoughts and words. The role of the Foundation will be as a facilitator. It is expected that people receiving information from the Foundation and/or participating in any of its meetings will be responsible for their own health and will be under the care of a medical professional for that purpose.
Douglas D. Mercer, founder and president of the Foundation has no professional training, degrees or certificates in regard to wellness. All of his knowledge on the subject has been gained through personal experience by attending wellness institutes, studying professional literature, speaking and consulting with medical professionals, learning through experiences of family, friends, and acquaintances, and learning through changing his own habits.
The undersigned fully understands that he or she is responsible for any changes in lifestyle habits that he or she may choose to make. The undersigned also agrees to indemnify and hold Douglas D. Mercer, the Foundation, and/or its directors, officer, employees, or volunteers harmless from all claims, judgments, expenses and costs, including but not limited to attorney's fees incurred in connection with any claims brought as a result of his or her involvement in the Foundation and/or participation in any of its meetings or any of the Foundation's programs including the Wellness Challenge and subsequent support including, but not limited to, any claim of medical complications, allergic reaction, or failure to achieve his or her desired health benefit.
Wellness Foundation programs and classes are designed to teach skills to achieve and maintain a healthy weight and to improve health. The program is not intended to be instructional for medical diagnosis or treatment. Please consult with your physician before beginning any of the Foundation's programs or any other weight loss program. If there is a change in your medical condition as a result of your participation in any of the Foundation's programs, you should immediately notify your physician.