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.


  • UPCAP is accepting applications for Registered Nurses in our Escanaba Offices.  Click “here” for more information.
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for Licensed Social Workers in our Escanaba Office.  Click “here” for more information.
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for Site Manager and Maintenance at our Riverview Heights Apts in Republic, MI and Spring Valley Apts in Iron River, MI.  Click “here” for more information.
  • Click “here”  for current job postings.
  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***

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

Feb 01

Mediation Sessions

A safe, confidential, and affordable option to settling a variety of conflicts or disputes.

We are currently scheduling mediation sessions for February and March. Dates and times can be scheduled to accommodate both parties involved with the mediation.

Contact Cindy Aird Carter at carterc@upcap.org or 906-217-3029 for more information.

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Apr 03

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Iron River

6 session group program for people living with Diabetes.  Spouses, Partners, Caregivers, friends also welcome to attend.

Begins 4/3/18 1pm-3:30pm held every Tuesday through May 15th.

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Apr 17

Matter of Balance Class – Newberry

8 session group class for people living with the fear of falling or with a past history of falls.  The program helps reduce the fear of falling and provides strategies for people to stay active and independent.

Class begins April 17th, 2018 – 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Held every Tuesday through June 5th

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Apr 19

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Laurium

6 session group program for people living with Diabetes.  Spouses, Partners, Caregivers and Friends are also welcome to attend.

Class begins April 19th at 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Held every Thursday through May 24th.

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