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.
UP Area Agency on Aging Fy2018 Annual Implementation Plan
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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 906-217-3029 for more information.
Respite Support Training for Caregivers
This is a 2 part class held 2/26/18 and 2/27/18 from 12:30pm – 4:30pm.
Must attend both days.
PATH is a 6 session group program for people living with ongoing health problems such as Arthritis, Depression, Diabetes and Asthma. Caregivers are also welcome to attend. Group meets weekly on Mondays starting February 26th through April 2nd. There is NO cost to attend, however registration is required. Call Dawn Kemppainen at 906-353-4521.
Diabetes PATH Workshop is a 6 session group program for people living with Diabetes. Spouses, partners, caregivers and friends are also welcome to attend. Group meets once a week for 6 weeks starting Monday, March 5th through April 9th. There is NO cost to attend this program, but you must pre-register. Space is limited.