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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

  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
  • UPCAP is currently accepting applications for:
    • Full-time Accountant in Escanaba.  Click here for more information.
    • Part-time Facilitator – Children’s Museum Marquette.  Click here for more information.
  • Click “here” for job application
Featured Event
Jan 21

Matter of Balance Class – Gladstone

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…

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Upcoming Events

Feb 10

Creating Confident Caregivers – Iron Mountain

A special program for family members caring for a loved one at home with Memory Loss or Dementia.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. This program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

This is a six session workshop that meets weekly on Mondays beginning February 10th and running until March 16th. Class will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. @ DICSA.

There is NO cost to attend, however you must pre-register. Space is limited.

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Feb 17

Diabetes – PATH Workshop – Escanaba

Workshop for people living with diabetes or a caregiver of someone with diabetes.

Diabetes – PATH Workshop held every Monday for six weeks starting February 17th and running until March 23rd. Class meets from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. @ MTEC Center Room #2018

Participants will learn strategies for managing their diabetes including techniques to deal with symptoms such as fatigue and anxiety along with information about healthy eating, appropriate use of medications, activity, exercise and working effectively with their health care providers. There is NO cost to attend, but you must register.

 

Diabetes – PATH Workshop held every Monday for six weeks starting February 17th and running until March 23rd. Class meets from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. @ MTEC Center Room #2018

Participants will learn strategies for managing their diabetes including techniques to deal with symptoms such as fatigue and anxiety along with information about healthy eating, appropriate use of medications, activity, exercise and working effectively with their health care providers. There is NO cost to attend, but you must register.

Sign Up

Feb 21

Matter of Balance – Baraga

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 coaches.

 

Class will be held Fridays February 21st – April 12th 2020 from 10am – Noon

 

This event is open to the public. Class size is limited and interested folks must pre-register. There is no cost to attend. Please call Anita at 906.360.9732 for more information or to register.

 

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Mar 10

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 coaches.

 

Classes held March 10th – April 20th 2020 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Tuesdays the 1st three weeks, Thursdays the last 5 weeks

 

This event is open to the public.  Class size is limited and interested folks must pre-register.  There is no cost to attend.  Please call 906.635.4426 for more information or to register.

 

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Mar 19

Diabetes – PATH Workshop – Aspirus Health Iron River

Diabetes Self Management Program

Take the PATH to better health! Participate in a FREE Diabetes Workshop. Workshop is every Thursday for six weeks beginning March 19th and running until April 23rd. This is for people living with diabetes or a caregiver of someone with diabetes.

Class meets at Aspirus Iron River Clinic – Air Clinic Conference Room from 9:30 to 12:00.

There is NO cost to attend, but space is limited so you must register.

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