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.
Providing easy accessible, responsive, and professional information and assistance to Upper Peninsula citizens and families in need, 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.
Offering classes across the Upper Peninsula for disease prevention, management, and wellness.
Facilitating in home service options to avoid or delay nursing home placement to help individual’s live independently.
Providing affordable housing options to qualified individuals and families. UPCAP manages and develops a number of multi-family and elderly apartment projects across the Upper Peninsula.
MMAP (pronounced map) is a free counseling service for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and their caregivers to help them in making informed health benefit decisions.
Assisting older persons in leading independent, meaningful, and dignified lives in their own homes and communities for as long as possible.
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 in the Community Building of Lost Creek Apartments in Marquette.
Classes start on June 5th and run through July 10th.
There is NO cost to attend, however you must register!
8 session group program that meets for 2 hours per session. This is for anyone who has fallen or has a fear of falling. Caregivers welcome to attend! A healthy snack and program materials will be provided.
Class meets Tuesday afternoons starting June 11th and running until July 30th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. @ the Ishpeming Multi-purpose Senior Center.
No cost to attend, however registration is required. Call 906-485-5527 to register!
6 session group program for people living with health conditions that cause chronic pain. Caregivers also welcome to attend. Group will meet weekly on Thursday afternoons. Refreshments and weekly prize drawings will be provided.
Every Thursday (except July 4th) through August 1st, 2019