Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities Experience Greater Independence as a Result of LifeFit

UCP Central PA’s LifeFit Fitness and Nutrition Program is unique in that it is one of the nation’s first attempts to pair physical fitness and special education.


Collectively and individually, the LifeFit staff’s primary mission is to teach healthy lifestyle habits, including exercise and nutrition, to consumers with intellectual and developmental disabilities, many of whom are at greater risk for obesity and chronic health problems. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 33 percent of adult Americans are obese. That percentage is even higher among adults with disabilities.

Our LifeFit Program Offers:

  • One-on-one consultations with an experienced Fitness Clinician designed to increase physical activity.
  • Partner or small group health and wellness coaching sessions in the home or at a fitness center of your choice.
  • Consultations or ongoing diet and menu planning with UCP’s Registered Dietitian.

Improving Health and Overall Wellness

Most importantly, the LifeFit Program offers individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities--perhaps for the first time in their lives--the knowledge and ability to improve their own health and overall wellness. By providing fitness and nutrition education and modeling healthy living, we empower them to improve their health and increase their ability to perform activities of daily living.

LifeFit Staff

Our Fitness Clinicians and Registered Dietitian have the education (related Bachelors degree or greater), experience, and motivation to help each individual program participant reach his or her personal goals. They also have experience working with individuals with all levels of intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, behavioral challenges, and chronic illnesses. Meet our LifeFit Team.

Pricing Structure

The LifeFit consultation and pricing structure is designed to accommodate your preferences and your budget.

Get In Touch

Erica Marsh
Program Manager of LifeFit
55 Utley Drive
Camp Hill, PA 17011 map/directions

Local: 717.737.3477 x 124
Toll-Free: 800.998.4827
Fax: 717.975.3333

Erica.Marsh@ucpcentralpa.org

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