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 Special Announcement – click graphic below



Important Links on Covid 19

State of Michigan Corona-virus Website

CDC Corona-virus Website

Unemployment Benefits information in Michigan

COVID-19 and the Workplace – Dept of Labor website

State of Michigan Executive Orders

  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
  • Click “here” for job application
  • Click “here” to participate in the Aging & Adult Services Agency Survey.  Your feedback will be used to ensure the priorities selected for the state plan support the health and well being of Michigan’s diverse older adult population.  Michiganders 60 years and older are encouraged to take the survey.

Upcoming Events

May 19

Creating Confident Caregivers – Escanaba

Creating Confident Caregivers – caring for loved one with dementia

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program for caregivers of persons with memory loss or dementia. This program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a caregiver.

Class meets for 6 weeks on Tuesdays beginning on May 19th and running until June 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. @ UPCAP in Escanaba.

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