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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 a part-time Maintenance position for Spring Valley Apartments in Iron River, MI.  Click “here” for more information.
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for a part-time Homemaker Aide.  Position located in Escanaba, MI.  Click “here” for more information.
  • Click “here”  for current job postings.
  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
  • U.P. Area Agency on Aging FY 2019 Annual Implementation Plan.  Click “here” for more information.
  • Public Hearing Notice – FY 2019 Annual Implementation Plan.
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

Jun 27

PATH to Pain Management Workshop-Sawyer

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 live.   Caregivers also welcome to attend.  Group will meet weekly on Wednesdays and classes will be offered at Victory Lutheran Church in Sawyer.

Pre registration is required.  Call Cindy Dulany at 372-3268 to register or for more information.

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Jun 27

PATH to Pain Management Workshop-Gwinn

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 live.   Caregivers also welcome to attend.  Group will meet weekly on Wednesdays and classes will be offered at the Forsyth Township Clubhouse in Gwinn.

Pre registration is required.  Call Cindy Dulany at 372-3268 to register or for more information.

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Jul 10

Personal Action Toward Health (PATH) Workshop – Manistique

8 session group class for people with fear of falling or past history of falls.  The program helps reduce fear of falling and provides strategies for people to stay active and independent.  Class will taught by local coaches, Lynn Ballard and Midge Harlow from Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital.  Class will meet in the Rec Room.
This is a 6 session workshop held every Tuesday July 10th through August 14th.

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Jul 11

Matter of Balance Class – Manistique

8 session group class for people with fear of falling or past history of falls.  The program helps reduce fear of falling and provides strategies for people to stay active and independent.  Class will taught by local coaches, Lynn Ballard and Midge Harlow from Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital.  Class will meet in the Rec Room.
This is an 8 week class held every Wednesday July 11th through August 29th.

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Jul 12

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Manistique

6 session group program for people living with Diabetes.   Caregivers also welcome to attend.  Class will taught by Lynn Ballard and Midge Harlow.  Class will meet in the Rec Room on Thursday mornings.
This is a 6 session class held Thursdays July 12th through August 16th. 

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