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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UP Area Agency on Aging Fy2018 Annual Implementation Plan



Featured Event
May 10

UP Association of County Commissioners (UPACC) Spring Conference

May 10-11, 2018 @ Island Resort & Casino, Harris, MI ** More information to follow

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Upcoming Events

Nov 30

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Houghton

Respite Support Training for Caregivers.

Training held 11/30/17 and 12/1/17.  1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free EventMust attend both days.  Registration required.

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Dec 06

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Marquette

Respite Support Training for Caregivers

2 Part training held from 10am – 3pm December 6 2017 and December 13 2017.

Must attend both days.

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Jan 08

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Houghton

Respite Support Training for Caregivers

This is a 2 part training held 1/8/18 and 1/9/18 from 1pm – 5pm.  Must attend both sessions.

Certificate upon completion.

Please complete the required information. There is no cost to attend this program, but you must pre-register. Space is limited.

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Jan 09

Matter of Balance – Sault Ste. Marie

This is an 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.

Class is held Tuesdays 1/9/18 – 2/27/18 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm.

Class size is limited and interested folks must pre-register. Please call Joann at 748-1788 for more information or to register

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