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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 the following positions.  Click “here” for job descriptions and application.
    • Part-time Maintenance position for Pleasant Acres Apartments in Powers, MI 
    • 2 – Part-time Homemaker Aides.  Positions located in Escanaba and Alger County, MI.
  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
Featured Event
Sep 20

Volunteer Matter of Balance Coaches Needed in the U.P.! – Escanaba

This one-day training is for anyone willing to learn, promote and lead the award-winning Matter of Balance program in their community.  Matter of Balance is…

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Upcoming Events

Jul 24

2018 Senior-to-Senior Bullying Reduction Training

General Session for Human Service Agency Staff Serving the 60+ aging population.  Workshop will demonstrate the significant impact of senior-to-senior bullying, define bullying and differentiate these behaviors from other interactions.

To register for this FREE training, call 989-358-4600 Ext 252 or e-mail busheye@nemcsa.org

* This course is approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Ed Collaborative for 3.5 CE hours.

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Jul 31

PATH to Pain Management Workshop – Manistique

6 session group program for people living with health conditions that cause chronic pain.  Caregivers are also welcome to attend.  Class will be taught by Lynn Ballard and Midge Harlow.  Class will meet in the Rec Room on Tuesdays beginning July 31st through September 4th from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
There is no cost to attend, but you must register.  

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Aug 08

PATH for Pain Management Workshop ~ Marquette

6 session group program for people living with health conditions that cause chronic pain.  Caregivers are also welcome to attend.  Group will meet weekly starting August 8th through September 19th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Class size is limited.  Must call to register.  

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Aug 28

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Daggett

6 session group program for people living with Diabetes.  Spouses or other interested persons are welcome to attend.  Class meets weekly on Turesdays from August 28th through October 2, 2018.  
There is no cost to attend, but you must register.  

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Sep 17

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Ishpeming

6 session group program for people living with Diabetes.  Spouses or other interested persons are welcome to attend.  Class meets weekly on Mondays from September 17 through October 22, 2018.   There is no cost to attend, but you must register.

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