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.
May 10-11, 2018 @ Island Resort & Casino, Harris, MI ** More information to followMore Info / Sign Up
A safe, confidential, and affordable option to settling a variety of conflicts or disputes.
We are currently scheduling mediation sessions for the month of January. Dates and times can be scheduled to accommodate both parties involved with the mediation.
Contact Cindy Aird Carter at email@example.com or 906-217-3029 for more information.
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.
Diabetes PATH Workship is a 6 session group program for people living with Diabetes. Caregivers are also welcome to attend. Group meets once a week for 6 weeks starting Monday, January 29th through March 5th in the Community Room located on the first floor of West Highland Apartments. There is NO cost to attend this program, but you must pre-register. Space is limited.
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 is a 6 session group program for people living with Diabetes. Caregivers are also welcome to attend. Class will be taught by Ann Constance and Erin Carter. Group will meet weekly on Monday evenings in the Conference Room at Bell Hospital starting April 30th through June 11th. ** Class will not meet on Memorial Day (May 28th).