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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 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

Apr 22

The Dementia Overview for Family and Friends

This one-hour online training provides information about dementia as a disease and how the disease affects more than just memory.

The Dementia Overview for Family and Friends online training provides information about dementia as a disease, how the disease affects more than just memory, the role of confusion, and communication skills.

This one-hour online training provides strategies and techniques useful for daily interaction with individuals living with dementia. Whether you are a seasoned dementia caregiver, family, or friend, the online training will provide a better understanding of dementia and the impact it has on the person with the disease.

The training is FREE but you must have a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection and email address to attend. Registration ends on April 18.

Related online training includes Planning Activities for Persons With Dementia at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2021 and Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons With Dementia at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Please register for each training separately. Registration ends on April 18, 2021.

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Apr 29

Planning Activities for Persons with Dementia

This online class provides strategies and techniques useful for planning daily activities for individuals with dementia.

Planning Activities for Persons with Dementia is an interactive online training providing information on engaging activities and assisting individuals with dementia in a way that promotes contented involvement.

This one-hour online training provides strategies and techniques useful for planning daily activities . Whether you are a seasoned dementia caregiver, family, or friend, this online training will provide a better understanding of how to connect with individuals with dementia through activities.

The training is FREE but you must have a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection and an email address to attend. Registration ends on April 18.

Related online training includes The Dementia Overview at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, 2021 and Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons With Dementia at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Please register for each training separately. Registration ends on April 18, 2021.

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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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