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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

  • ***Immediate openings at various subsidized apartment complexes throughout the Upper Peninsula.  Click “here” for more information.***
  • UPCAP is currently accepting applications for:
    • Full-time Administrative Assistant in Escanaba.  Click here for more information.
    • Part-time Maintenance in Escanaba.  Click here for more information.
    • Part-time Clerical Support person in Escanaba.  Click here for more information.
  • Click “here” for job application
  • Your Input is Needed! UPCAP, the U.P. Area Agency on Aging, is conducting a needs assessment to guide important decisions that will affect older adults in the Upper Peninsula for the next several years.  We would like to hear from seniors, caregivers, service providers and other interested individuals in our community about the needs and services most important to older adults, as well as collect information that will help us shape the agency’s program development and advocacy efforts.Completing the survey should take about 15 minutes of your time. If you have any questions, please contact Sherry Whitman, Planner/Program Developer at 906-217-3030.   We appreciate your help!

Upcoming Events

Jun 05

PATH for Pain Management Workshop – Marquette

6 session group program for people living with health conditions that cause chronic pain.  Caregivers are also welcome to attend.  Group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings in the Community Building of Lost Creek Apartments in Marquette.


Classes start on June 5th and run through July 10th.


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

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Jun 06

UP Association of County Commissioners Conference

UP Association of County Commissioners Spring Conference

June 6 & 7, 2019

Island Resort & Casino

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Jun 11

Matter of Balance – Ishpeming

8 session group program that meets for 2 hours per session.  This is for anyone who has fallen or has a fear of falling.  Caregivers welcome to attend!  A healthy snack and program materials will be provided.

Class meets Tuesday afternoons starting June 11th and running until July 30th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. @ the Ishpeming Multi-purpose Senior Center.

No cost to attend, however registration is required.  Call 906-485-5527 to register!

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Jun 20

PATH for Pain Management Workshop – Escanaba

6 session group program for people living with health conditions that cause chronic pain.  Caregivers also welcome to attend.   Group will meet weekly on Thursday afternoons.  Refreshments and weekly prize drawings will be provided.


Every Thursday (except July 4th) through August 1st, 2019

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