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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:
    • Part-time Clerical Support in Escanaba, Houghton and Marquette.  Please click “here” for more information.
    • Part-time Maintenance Support in Escanaba, Houghton and Marquette.  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 to Pain Management Workshop – Newberry

6 session group program for people living with any health conditions that cause chronic pain.  Spouses, partners, caregivers and friends are also welcome to attend.…

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Upcoming Events

Dec 11

Welcome to Medicare Workshop – Escanaba

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, questions & answers session, refreshments and more!  We provide unbiased Medicare information and options; MMAP does not sel insurance or endorse any insurance products.


The workshop is FREE, however registration is required.  

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Jan 07

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 1/7/19 – 2/11/19.



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Jan 09

PATH for Pain Management Workshop – Marquette

6 session group program for people living with health conditions that cause chronic pain.  Caregivers are also welcome to attend.  Group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings at the Lost Creek Apartments – Community starting January 9th, 2019 through February 13th, 2019.  Classes run from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  


There is no cost to attend this workshop, however you must register.  

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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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