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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

  • Accepting applications for part-time Maintenance in Powers, Michigan.  Click “here” for more information.
  • Click “here”  for other job postings.
  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
  • SAVE THE DATE – UP Association of County Commissioners 2017 Fall Conference – October 19 & 20 @ Island Resort & Casino, Harris, MI

UP Area Agency on Aging “Draft” Fy2018 Annual Implementation Plan

 

 

Featured Event
Oct 17

Diabetes Path Workshop – Escanaba

6 session group program for people living with Diabetes.  Caregivers also welcome to attend.  Group will meet weekly on Tuesdays October 17th-November 21st, 2017 9:30am…

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Upcoming Events

Aug 17

Welcome to Medicare Workshop – St. Ignace

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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Aug 29

Welcome to Medicare Workshop – Menominee

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.

There is no cost to attend this program, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

For more information, or to register contact: Renelle Betters at 906-863-2158

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Aug 30

Welcome to Medicare Workshop – Manistique

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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Sep 06

Pain Management Workshop – Escanaba

6 session group program for people living with Chronic Pain conditions.  Caregivers also welcome to attend.  Group will meet weekly on Wednesday mornings.

September 6th-October 11th, 2017 10:00am-12:30pm.

No cost to attend, however, registration is required.  Call the Northern Lights YMCA (Amy Racine) to register.  906-789-0005

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Sep 11

Matter of Balance Class – Manistique

8 session group class for people with fear of falling or past history of falls.  The program helps reduce fear of falling and provides stragegies for people to stay active and independent.  Class will be taught by local coaches, Lynn Ballard and Midge Harlow from Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital.

FREE 8 week class – every Monday and Thursday starting September 11th and running through October 5th.

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