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.
Accepting applications for full-time Administrative Assistant. Click “here” for more information.
***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula. Click “here” for more information.***
Accepting applications for part-time In-Home Service / Personal Care Aides to work in Escanaba and Manistique areas in our Senior Community Service Employment Training Program. Click “here” for more information.
Accepting applications for part-time and full-time Residential Care Workers to work various shifts at our group home in Escanaba. Click “here” for more information.
Providing easy accessible, responsive, and professional information and assistance to Upper Peninsula citizens and families in need, 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.
Offering classes across the Upper Peninsula for disease prevention, management, and wellness.
Facilitating in home service options to avoid or delay nursing home placement to help individual’s live independently.
Providing affordable housing options to qualified individuals and families. UPCAP manages and develops a number of multi-family and elderly apartment projects across the Upper Peninsula.
MMAP (pronounced map) is a free counseling service for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and their caregivers to help them in making informed health benefit decisions.
Assisting older persons in leading independent, meaningful, and dignified lives in their own homes and communities for as long as possible.
Turning 65 soon? Need help understanding Medicare? This event is sponsored by UPCAP’s MI Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) and includes our Medicare 101 presentaion, workbook & materials, question & answer session, refreshments and more! We provide unbiased Medicare information and options; MMAP does not sell insurance or endorse any insurance products.
Creating Confident Caregivers utilizes the SAVVY Caregiver Program, a university tested program designed for family members caring for a loved one with dementia at home. Two hour sessions are held once a week for six weeks and respite care may be available. There is no charge to participants for the workshop or materials. This program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase effective care giving skills.
This is a 6 week course that will be held from every Tuesday beginning April 4th 2017.
8 session group class for people with fear of falling or past history of falls. Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls, reduce the fear of falling and provides strategies for people to stay active and independent. Class will taught by local volunteer coaches.
This class is held every Wednesday April 5th 2017 through May 24th 2017.
Arthritis? Back Pain? Fibromyalgia?
Other Pain Issues?
The Pain Management Program helps people living with chronic pain to learn the skills they need to manage their symptoms and learn from others faced with similar challenges.
Let us help you manage your concerns:
* Lack of Energy * Fatigue
* Sleep Problems * Depression
* Stress * Pain
* Healthy Eating * Staying Active
* Communication * Medications
* Treatment Decisions
* And much more
COME AND JOIN US!!!!
6 session group program for people living with health problems that cause chronic pain. Meets weekly on Mondays April 10th through May 15th.
No cost to attend.