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.


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Featured Event
Jun 28

Welcome to Medicare Workshop – Munising

Turning 65 soon? Need help understanding Medicare? This event is sponsored by UPCAP's MI Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) and includes our Medicare 101 presentation, workbook…

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Upcoming Events

Apr 01

Mediation Sessions

A safe, confidential, and affordable option to settling a variety of conflicts or disputes.

We are currently scheduling mediation sessions for February and March. Dates and times can be scheduled to accommodate both parties involved with the mediation.

Contact Cindy Aird Carter at carterc@upcap.org or 906-217-3029 for more information.

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May 30

PATH Workshop – Ironwood **Date Change**

PATH is a 6 session program for people living with health concerns.  Spouses, partners, caregivers and friends are all welcome to attend.  Group will meet weekly on Wednesday’s in the First floor conference room at Aspirus Ironwood Clinic starting May 30th through July 11th.  Space is limited!

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Jun 05

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Iron Mountain

Diabetes PATH is a 6 session group program for people living with Diabetes.  Spouses or other interested persons are welcome to attend.  Meets weekly on Tuesdays starting June 5th and running until July 10th.  Group meets in the Gathering Room, located on the first floor of the church.

Class is FREE – however, space is limited.  Register today!

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Jun 06

PATH for Pain Management Workshop – Ishpeming

PATH is a 6 session group program for people living with health conditions that cause chronic pain.  Caregivers are also welcome to attend.  Group meets weekly on Wednesday evenings in the Empire Room at Bell Hospital starting June 6th through July 18th.  ** Class will not meet on July 4th **

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Jun 12

Creating Confident Caregivers – Escanaba

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.

Classes held Tuesdays 6/12/18 – 7/17/18 from 3:30pm-5:30pm.  Certificate upon completion.

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