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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:
    • Part-time Clerical Support in Escanaba, Houghton and Marquette.  Please click “here” for more information.
    • Part-time Maintenance Support in Escanaba, Houghton and Marquette.  Please click “here” for more information.
  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
Featured Event
Jan 23

PATH to Pain Management Workshop – Newberry

6 session group program for people living with any health conditions that cause chronic pain.  Spouses, partners, caregivers and friends are also welcome to attend.…

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Upcoming Events

Nov 14

Diabetes PATH Workshop – Ontonagon

6 session group program for people living wth diabetes.  Spouses, partners, caregivers and friends are also welcome to attend.  Classes meet Wednesays for 6 weeks beginning November 14th @ 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 Central Time and ending on December 19th.


There is NO cost to attend, however you must register.  

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Nov 28

Welcome to Medicare Workshop – Hancock

Turning 65 soon? Need help understanding Medicare? This event is sponsored by UPCAP’s MI Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) and includes our Medicare 101 presentation, workbook & materials, question & answer session, refreshments and more! We provide unbiased Medicare information and options; MMAP does not sell insurance or endorse any insurance products. 

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Nov 29

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Escanaba

Respite Support Training for Caregivers.


This is a 2 part training held from 9am – 1pm November 29th and December 6th.  Must attend both sessions.

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Dec 11

Welcome to Medicare Workshop – Escanaba

Turning 65 soon?  Need help understanding Medicare?  This event is sponsored by UPCAP’s MI Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) and includes our Medicare 101 presentation, workbook & materials, questions & answers session, refreshments and more!  We provide unbiased Medicare information and options; MMAP does not sel insurance or endorse any insurance products.

The workshop is FREE, however registration is required.  

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Jan 07

Creating Confident Caregivers – Marquette

Creating Confident Caregivers


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


This course is held from 3pm – 5pm every Monday 1/7/19 – 2/11/19.



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