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.
A safe, confidential, and affordable option to settling a variety of conflicts or disputes.
We are currently scheduling mediation sessions for February and March. Dates and times can be scheduled to accommodate both parties involved with the mediation.
Contact Cindy Aird Carter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 906-217-3029 for more information.
PATH is a 6 session program for people living with health concerns. Spouses, partners, caregivers and friends are all welcome to attend. Group will meet weekly on Wednesday’s in the First floor conference room at Aspirus Ironwood Clinic starting May 30th through July 11th. Space is limited!
Diabetes PATH is a 6 session group program for people living with Diabetes. Spouses or other interested persons are welcome to attend. Meets weekly on Tuesdays starting June 5th and running until July 10th. Group meets in the Gathering Room, located on the first floor of the church.
Class is FREE – however, space is limited. Register today!
PATH is a 6 session group program for people living with health conditions that cause chronic pain. Caregivers are also welcome to attend. Group meets weekly on Wednesday evenings in the Empire Room at Bell Hospital starting June 6th through July 18th. ** Class will not meet on July 4th **
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.
Classes held Tuesdays 6/12/18 – 7/17/18 from 3:30pm-5:30pm. Certificate upon completion.