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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 Information & Referral Specialist in Escanaba.  Click here for more information.
    • Full-time Accountant/Housing Specialist 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

Aug 06

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Menominee

Respite Support Training for Caregivers


Two part training held 8/6/19 and 8/7/19 from 10am-2pm


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Aug 12

Creating Confident Caregivers – Marquette

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 pogram provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a caregiver.


This six week class meets Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. beginning August 12th and running until September 16th.  


No cost to attend, but you must register!

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Aug 20

Creating Confident Caregivers – Escanaba

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 is a six week course held Tuesdays 8/20/19 through 9/24/19

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Sep 25

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Marquette

Respite Support Training for Caregivers


NO Cost to Attend – Registration Required!

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