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.
Providing easy accessible, responsive, and professional information and assistance to Upper Peninsula citizens and families in need, 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.
Offering classes across the Upper Peninsula for disease prevention, management, and wellness.
Facilitating in home service options to avoid or delay nursing home placement to help individual’s live independently.
Providing affordable housing options to qualified individuals and families. UPCAP manages and develops a number of multi-family and elderly apartment projects across the Upper Peninsula.
MMAP (pronounced map) is a free counseling service for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and their caregivers to help them in making informed health benefit decisions.
Assisting older persons in leading independent, meaningful, and dignified lives in their own homes and communities for as long as possible.
This 6 session group program is for anyone wishing to improve their health and well being. Spouses, Partners, Caregivers, and Friends are also welcome to…More Info / Sign Up
8 session group class for people with fear of falling or past history of falls. The program helps reduce fear of falling and provides strategies for people to stay active and independent. Class will taught by local coaches.
Classes held Thursdays September 5, 2019 – October 24, 2019 from 10:00am – 12:00pm CST
This 6 week program is designed to provide the skills and tools needed by people living with or caring for someone with Type 2 diabetes to improve their health and manage their symptoms.
Class meets Mondays starting on September 16th and running until October 21st @ the Negaunee Senior Center from 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Three is NO cost to attend, however you must pre-register. Call the Negaunee Senior Center at 906-475-6266 to register.
A Diabetes Self-Management Workshop is being offered at the Negaunee Senior Center beginning on Monday, September 16th, 2019. The Diabetes –PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is a six week program designed to provide the skills and tools needed by people living with or caring for someone with Type 2 diabetes to improve their health and manage their symptoms. As a result, participants are better equipped to face the daily challenges of living with diabetes. Two trained leaders conduct the workshop that was developed by Stanford University. Subjects covered include: symptoms of diabetes, stress, managing fatigue and emotional problems, exercise, healthy eating, medications, and working with health care providers.
This six week workshop will meet on Mondays, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Negaunee Senior Center located at 410 Jackson St., Negaunee, MI 49866 beginning September 16th and ending October 21st, 2019. Class sizes are limited and pre-registration is required. Family and caregivers of those with diabetes are welcome. There is NO cost to attend this workshop and materials are provided. Please call the Negaunee Senior Center at (906)475-6266 to register. This FREE community diabetes program is made possible by the U.P Diabetes Outreach Network, UPCAP and the West End Health Foundation. .