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.
Creating Confident Caregivers
Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.
This course is held from 3pm – 5pm every Monday 1/7/19 – 2/11/19.
6 session group program for people living with conditions that cause chronic pain, such as Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Back problems, etc. Spouses or other interested persons are welcome to attend. Meets weekly on Tuesday’s for 6 weeks starting January 8th through February 12, 2019. Classes are from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
There is NO cost to attend, however you must register.
6 session group program for people living with health conditions that cause chronic pain. Caregivers are also welcome to attend. Group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings at the Lost Creek Apartments – Community starting January 9th, 2019 through February 13th, 2019. Classes run from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
There is no cost to attend this workshop, however you must register.