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.


  • UPCAP is accepting applications for Site Manager and Maintenance at our Riverview Heights Apts in Republic, 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.***
Featured Event
May 10

Upper Peninsula Association of County Commissioners Spring Conference

Please join us for the Spring U.P. Association of County Commissioners Conference on May 10th & 11th, 2018.  Conference begins at 1:00 p.m. ET on…

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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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Apr 23

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Escanaba

Respite Support Training for Caregivers

This is a 2 part training held from 10am -2:30pm 4/23 and 4/30.  Must attend both sessions.

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Apr 30

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Ishpeming

Diabetes PATH is a 6 session group program for people living with Diabetes.  Caregivers are also welcome to attend.  Class will be taught by Ann Constance and Erin Carter.  Group will meet weekly on Monday evenings in the Conference Room at Bell Hospital starting April 30th through June 11th.  ** Class will not meet on Memorial Day (May 28th).

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May 03

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Houghton

Respite Support Training for Caregivers

This is a 2 part training held 1pm – 5pm on 5/3/18 and 5/4/18.  Must attend both sessions.

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May 09

Welcome to Medicare Workshop – Menominee

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 & materials, question & answer session, refreshments and more! We provide unbiased Medicare information and options; MMAP does not sell insurance or endorse any insurance products.

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