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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 Registered Nurse in our Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan Office.  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.***

UP Area Agency on Aging Fy2018 Annual Implementation Plan

 

 

Featured Event
May 10

UP Association of County Commissioners (UPACC) Spring Conference

May 10-11, 2018 @ Island Resort & Casino, Harris, MI ** More information to follow

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Upcoming Events

Jan 08

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Houghton

Respite Support Training for Caregivers

This is a 2 part training held 1/8/18 and 1/9/18 from 1pm – 5pm.  Must attend both sessions.

Certificate upon completion.

Please complete the required information. There is no cost to attend this program, but you must pre-register. Space is limited.

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Jan 09

Matter of Balance – Sault Ste. Marie

This is an 8 session group class for people with fear of falling or past history of falls. Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls, reduce the fear of falling and provides strategies for people to stay active and independent. Class will taught by local volunteer coaches.

Class is held Tuesdays 1/9/18 – 2/27/18 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm.

Class size is limited and interested folks must pre-register. Please call Joann at 748-1788 for more information or to register

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Jan 22

Diabetes Prevention Program – Escanaba (Free)

Proven program to help people lose weight and reduce the risk of developing diabetes.  The National Diabetes prevention Program (NDPP) is for adults who have a diagnosis of prediabetes, borderline high blood sugar, who have a history of gestational diabetes or who are at risk for developing diabetes.

Group meets weekly for 16 weeks starting January 22, 2018 through May 21, 2018.  Group then meets monthly from  June 2018 through January 2019 (makeup session are available if needed)

Please complete the required information. There is no cost to attend this program, but you must pre-register. Space is limited.

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