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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

Updates on COVID-19:  

Important Links on Covid 19

State of Michigan Corona-virus Website

Covid 19 Checkup

CDC Corona-virus Website

COVID-19 and the Workplace – Dept of Labor website

  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for a Part-time Site Manager in Republic, MI.  Click “here” for more information.
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for a Nurses and Licensed Social Workers in Ironwood, Marquette and Sault Ste. Marie MI.  Click “here” for more information.
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for a Part-time Office Support Specialist in Hancock, MI.  Click “here” for more information.
  • Click “here” for job application

 

Upcoming Events

May 06

Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons with Dementia

This online class provides strategies and techniques for identifying triggers leading to potentially challenging behaviors.

Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons with Dementia provides information on certain behaviors, potential triggers and strategies useful for dementia caregivers.

This one-hour online training provides techniques useful for providing daily support and identifying triggers leading to potentially challenging behaviors. Whether you are a seasoned dementia caregiver, family, or friend, this online training provides a better understanding of behaviors and the support needs of persons with dementia!

The training is FREE but you must have a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection and email address to attend.

Registration ends April 18, 2021.

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May 26

Walk With Ease Online

A self-guided walking program with six weeks of online class support.

This program helps participants with or without arthritis increase balance and strength with physical activity. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with this program. The online class dates are Wednesdays, May 26 – June 30, 2021. Optional Webex Orientation: Wednesday, May 19.

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