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Upper Peninsula Commission For Area Progress

About UPCAP

Welcome

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.

Updates

  • UPCAP is accepting applications for the following positions.  Click “here” for job descriptions and application.
    • Part-time Maintenance position for Pleasant Acres Apartments in Powers, MI 
    • Part-time Site Manager position for Mill Trace Apartments in Ironwood, MI.
    • 2 – Part-time Homemaker Aides.  Positions located in Escanaba and Alger County, MI.
  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
Featured Event
Sep 20

Volunteer Matter of Balance Coaches Needed in the U.P.! – Escanaba

This one-day training is for anyone willing to learn, promote and lead the award-winning Matter of Balance program in their community.  Matter of Balance is…

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Upcoming Events

Aug 28

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Daggett

6 session group program for people living with Diabetes.  Spouses or other interested persons are welcome to attend.  Class meets weekly on Turesdays from August 28th through October 2, 2018.  
There is no cost to attend, but you must register.  

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Sep 04

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Ironwood

6 session group program for people living with diabetes.  Spouses, partners, caregivers and friends are also welcome to attend.  Class meets weekly on Tuesdays from September 4th through October 9th.
There is NO cost to attend, but you must register.

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Sep 05

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Gwinn (Sawyer)

6 session group program for people living with diabetes.  Topics include meal planning, label reading, blood sugar monitoring, exercise and much more.  Caregivers are also welcome to attend.  Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from September 5th through October 10th @ the Victory Lutheran Church in Sawyer/Gwinn.

There is NO cost to attend, but pre-registration is required.  Call Cindy Dulany at 906-372-3268 to register or for more information.  A workbook that accompanies the program will be available to purchase for $20 or you can borrow one.

 

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Sep 05

PATH to Pain Management Workshop – Negaunee

6 session group program for people living with health conditions that cause chronic pain such as Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Back problems, etc.  Topics include ways to manage pain and live a healthier and more productive life.  Caregivers are also welcome to atend.

Group meets weekly on Wednesdays from September 5th through October 10th @ the Negaunee Senior Center.

There is NO cost to attend, however pre-registration is required.  Call the Senior Center at 906-475-6266 to register or for more information.  A workbook will be available to purchase or loan.

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Sep 11

Creating Confident Caregivers – Houghton

Creating Confident Caregivers is an exciting 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 university tested program provides participants wth information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.  
Class meets weekly on Tuesday’s from September 11th to October 16th.
There is NO cost to attend, however you must register.

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