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.


  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
  • UPCAP is currently accepting applications for:
    • Full-time Accountant/Housing Specialist in Escanaba.  Click here for more information.
    • Full-time Administrative Assistant in Escanaba.  Click here for more information.
    • Part-time Maintenance in Escanaba.  Click here for more information.
    • Part-time Clerical Support person in Escanaba.  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
Jun 20

PATH for Pain Management Workshop – Escanaba

6 session group program for people living with health conditions that cause chronic pain.  Caregivers also welcome to attend.   Group will meet weekly on Thursday…

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Upcoming Events

Jun 20

Aug 06

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Menominee

Respite Support Training for Caregivers

Two part training held 8/6/19 and 8/7/19 from 10am-2pm

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