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