Upper Peninsula Commission For Area Progress



In 1974, The Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress (UPCAP) was designated as the Region XI Upper Peninsula Area Agency on Aging, whose purpose is to advocate for and provide services to the residents of the Upper Peninsula.



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Upcoming Events

Jan 18

Developing Dementia Dexterity: Online Dementia Training for Caregivers

This three-part online Dementia training series is for caregivers of people with dementia. Each class is an hour long, from 2 – 3 p.m. EST

January 18: The Dementia Overview for Family and Friends online class provides information about dementia as a disease, how the disease affects more than just memory, the role of confusion, and communication skills as well as providing strategies and techniques useful for daily interaction with individuals living with dementia.

January 25: Planning Activities for Persons with Dementia online class provides information on engaging activities and assisting individuals with dementia in a way that promotes contented involvement, as well as strategies and techniques useful for planning daily activities.

February 1: Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons with Dementia online class provides information on certain behaviors, potential triggers and strategies useful for dementia caregivers, as well as techniques useful for providing daily support and identifying triggers leading to potentially challenging behaviors.

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