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.



Important Links on Covid 19

State of Michigan Corona-virus Website

Covid 19 Checkup

CDC Corona-virus Website

COVID-19 and the Workplace – Dept of Labor website

  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for a Part-time Office Support Specialist in Hancock, MI.  Click “here” for more information.
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for Nurses and Social Workers in Marquette and Sault Ste. Marie.  Click “here” for more information.
  • Click “here” for job application


Upcoming Events

Jan 19

Planning Activities for Persons with Dementia

This one-hour online training provides strategies and techniques useful for planning daily activities.

This online class provides information on engaging activities and assisting individuals with dementia in a way that promotes contented involvement.

Sign Up

Jan 21

Chronic Pain PATH Workshops via Zoom


Attend a free 6-week virtual workshop

Chronic Pain PATH (Personal Action Toward health) is an interactive workshop designed to help individuals with chronic pain improve their health and feel better.

Sign Up

Jan 26

Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons with Dementia

This one-hour online class provides techniques useful for providing daily support and identifying triggers leading to certain behaviors.

Whether you are a seasoned dementia caregiver, family, or friend, this online training provides a better understanding of behaviors and the support needs of persons with dementia.

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Feb 10

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers 6-week online workshop — designed for the non-professional, informal caregiver.

This online workshop will provide YOU, the caregiver, tools to:

Reduce stress and help you relax

Make tough decisions

Reduce guilt, anger, and depression 

Communicate effectively with family members, your doctor, paid help

Take care of yourself

Set goals and problem-solve

Sign Up

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