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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
    • Full-time Program Manager in Escanaba, MI.  Please click “here” for more information.
    • Full-time Health Educator/Quality Assurance Specialist in Escanaba, MI.  Please click “here” for more information.
    • Part-time Maintenance Position in Powers, MI.  Please click “here” for more information.
  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
Featured Event
Jan 23

PATH Workshop – Newberry

6 session group program for people living with any health conditions.  Spouses, partners, caregivers and friends are also welcome to attend. Classes meet every Wednesday…

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Upcoming Events

Jan 28

Creating Confident Caregivers – Marquette

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 January 28, 2019 to March 4, 2019.

 

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Feb 05

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Ishpeming

6 session group program for people living with Diabetes.  Spouses or other interested persons are welcome to attend.  Meets weekly on Tuesdays February 5th through March 12th.

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Feb 21

Matter of Balance ~ Manistique

8 session group program that meets for 2 hours per session.  For anyone who has fallen or has a fear or falling.  Caregivers are welcome to attend too.

Group meets once a week starting February 21st through April 11th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m @ Harbor Towers Apartments Rec Room in Manistique.

There is no cost to attend, however you must register.  Class size is limited.  Call Rehabilitation Services for more information or to register at 906-341-3254.

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Mar 06

Matter of Balance ~ Sault Ste Marie, MI

8 session group program that meets once a week for 2 hours.  This is for anyone who has fallen or has a fear of falling.  Caregivers are welcome to attend too.

Classes meet on March 6th, 11th, 20th and 27th and April 3rd, 10th, 15th and 26th @ the War Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Center.

No Cost to attend, but you must register!  For more information or to register, please call 906-635-4426.

 

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