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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 Registered Nurses in our Sault Ste. Marie AND Iron Mountain Offices.  Click “here” for more information.
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for Site Manager and Maintenance at our Riverview Heights Apts in Republic, MI and Spring Valley Apts in Iron River, MI.  Click “here” for more information.
  • Click “here”  for current job postings.
  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***

UP Area Agency on Aging Fy2018 Annual Implementation Plan

 

 

Featured Event
May 10

UP Association of County Commissioners (UPACC) Spring Conference

May 10-11, 2018 @ Island Resort & Casino, Harris, MI ** More information to follow

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Upcoming Events

Jan 04

Mediation Sessions

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 carterc@upcap.org or 906-217-3029 for more information.

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Jan 22

Diabetes Prevention Program – Escanaba

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.

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Jan 29

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Escanaba

Diabetes PATH Workshop 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.

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Feb 15

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Menominee

Respite Support Training for Caregivers

This is a 2 part class held 2/15/18 and 2/22/18 from 12:30pm – 4:30pm.

Must attend both days.

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Feb 26

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Marquette

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.

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