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 part-time Maintenance 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!

Upcoming Events

Apr 26

Apr 26

Dementia Overview for Family and Friends – Ontonagon

Caregiver Support Training 

Class will be held from 2pm CST to 3pm CST.

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Apr 26

UP Association of County Commissioners Conference

UP Association of County Commissioners Spring Conference

June 6 & 7, 2019

Island Resort & Casino

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