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Upper Peninsula Commission For Area Progress

About UPCAP

Welcome

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.

Updates

  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
  • Click “here” for job application
  • Your Input is Needed! UPCAP, the U.P. Area Agency on Aging, is conducting a needs assessment to guide important decisions that will affect older adults in the Upper Peninsula for the next several years.  We would like to hear from seniors, caregivers, service providers and other interested individuals in our community about the needs and services most important to older adults, as well as collect information that will help us shape the agency’s program development and advocacy efforts.Completing the survey should take about 15 minutes of your time. If you have any questions, please contact Sherry Whitman, Planner/Program Developer at 906-217-3030.   We appreciate your help!
Featured Event
Apr 09

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Iron Mountain

6 session group program designed to provide the skills and tools needed by adults living with diabetes to improve their health and manage their symptoms. …

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Upcoming Events

Mar 20

2019 Community Forums for Older Adults & Caregiver Services – Pickford, MI

In preparation for writing the 2020-2022 Area Plan for Services to Older Adults, the U.P. Area Agency on Aging will be holding community forums throughout the Upper Peninsula.  The purpose of these forums is to obtain input from older adults, caregivers, service providers and the general public concerning the needs of older adults in the U.P.

Let’s start a discussion!  Come learn about services in your area and have a say on how funding is prioritized.

No RSVP needed!  Any questions, contact Sherry Whitman at 906-217-3030 or whitmans@upcap.org

 

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Mar 20

Matter of Balance – Newberry

 

8 session group program that meets for 2 hours per session.  For anyone who has fallen or has a fear of falling. Caregivers welcome as well and a healthy snack and program materials will be provided.

Twice weekly on Wednesdays and Fridays March 20, 2019 through April 12, 2019 1pm – 3pm

No cost to attend, however, registration is required.  Call 906-293-9451

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Mar 21

2019 Community Forum for Older Adults & Caregiver Services – Ewen, MI

In preparation for writing the 2020-2022 Area Plan for Services to Older Adults, the U.P. Area Agency on Aging will be holding community forums throughout the Upper Peninsula.  The purpose of these forums is to obtain input from older adults, caregivers, service providers, and the general public concerning the needs of older adults in the U.P.

Let’s start the discussion!  Come learn about services in your area and have a say in how funding is prioritized.

No RSVP needed!  Any questions, contact Sherry Whitman at 1-800-338-7227

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Apr 01

Powerful Tools for Caregivers – Menominee

Caregiver Support Training


6 week class held Mondays 10am- 11:30am cst 4/1/19 – 5/6/19

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Apr 03

PATH to Pain Management Workshop – Sawyer

6 session group program for people living with health conditions that cause chronic pain, such as Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Back problems, etc.  Topics include ways to manage pain and live a healthier and more productive life.  Caregivers are also welcome to attend.

Group meets weekly on Wednesdays beginning April 3rd from 1:00 to 3:3 p.m. at the Victory Lutheran Church in Gwinn (Sawyer)

There is NO cost to attend, however preregistration is required.  Workbooks are available to purchase for $20.

Call Cindy Dulany at 372-3268 to register or for more information.

 

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