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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 Special Announcement – click graphic below

 

 

Important Links on Covid 19

State of Michigan Corona-virus Website

CDC Corona-virus Website

Unemployment Benefits information in Michigan

COVID-19 and the Workplace – Dept of Labor website

State of Michigan Executive Orders

  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for Social Workers in Hancock, MI.  Click “here” for more information.
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for Nurses and Social Workers in Marquette and Sault Ste. Marie.  Click “here” or more information.
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for a Maintenance Worker for Greenwood Apartments in Ontonagon, MI.  Click “here” for more information.
  • UPCAP is accepting applications for a Homemaker Aide in Delta County.  Click “here” for more information.
  • Click “here” for job application

 

Upcoming Events

Nov 05

Dementia Overview For Family and Friends

Dementia Overview for Family and Friends ONLINE Training

The Dementia Overview for Family and Friends online training provides information about dementia as a disease, how the disease affects more than just memory, the role of confusion, and communication skills.

This one-hour online training provides strategies and techniques useful for daily interaction with individuals living with dementia. Whether you are a seasoned dementia caregiver, family, or friend, the online training will provide a better understanding of dementia and the impact it has on the person with the disease.

The training is FREE but you must have a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection, a web browser and email address to attend.

Related online training include Planning Activities for Persons With Dementia at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, 2020, and Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons With Dementia at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Please register for each training separately.

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Nov 12

Planning Activities for Persons With Dementia

Planning Activities for Persons With Dementia ONLINE Training

Planning Activities for Persons with Dementia is an interactive online training providing information on engaging activities and assisting individuals with dementia in a way that promotes contented involvement.

This one-hour online training provides strategies and techniques useful for planning daily activities . Whether you are a seasoned dementia caregiver, family, or friend, this online training will provide a better understanding of how to connect with individuals with dementia through activities.

The training is FREE but you must have a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection, a web browser and email address to attend.

Related online training include The Dementia Overview at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2020, and Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons With Dementia at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Please register for each training separately.

Sign Up

Nov 19

Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons With Dementia

Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons With Dementia ONLINE Training

Understanding Behavior and Support Needs of Persons With Dementia provides information on certain behaviors, potential triggers and strategies useful for dementia caregivers.

This one-hour online training provides techniques useful for providing daily support and identifying triggers leading to potentially challenging behaviors. Whether you are a seasoned dementia caregiver, family, or friend, this online training provides a better understanding of behaviors and the support needs of persons with dementia!

The online training is FREE but you must have a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection, a web browser and email address to attend.

Related online trainings include The Dementia Overview at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2020, and Planning Activities for Persons With Dementia at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, 2020. Please register for each online training separately.

Sign Up

Jan 12

Dementia Overview for Family and Friends

This one-hour online training provides strategies and techniques useful for daily interaction with individuals living with dementia.

Whether you are a seasoned dementia caregiver, family, or friend, this online training will provide a better understanding of dementia and the impact it has on the person with the disease.

Sign Up

Jan 19

Planning Activities for Persons with Dementia

This one-hour online training provides strategies and techniques useful for planning daily activities.

This online class provides information on engaging activities and assisting individuals with dementia in a way that promotes contented involvement.

Sign Up

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