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September 2018

PATH Workshop ~ Newberry

September 25 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Action Agency, 207 Newberry Avenue
Newberry, MI 49868 US

6 session group program for people living with health concerns.  PATH helps to provide the skills and tools needed by people living with chronic health conditions to improve their health and manage their symptoms.  Spouses, partners, caregivers and friends are also welcome to attend. Classes meet once a week for 6 weeks on Tuesdays starting September 25th through November 6th from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  ** There is NO Class on October 2nd ** There is NO cost to attend, however you must register.  

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Creating Confident Caregivers – Houghton

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Copper Country Mental Health Institute, 900 West Sharon Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931 US

Creating Confident Caregivers is an exciting 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 university tested program provides participants wth information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.   Class meets weekly on Tuesday's from September 25th to October 30th. There is NO cost to attend, however you must register.

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Diabetes PATH Workshop – Ishpeming

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bell Hospital – Clinic Conference Room, 901 Lakeshore Drive
Ishpeming, Michigan 49849 US

6 session group program for people living with Diabetes.  Spouses or other interested persons are welcome to attend.  Class meets weekly on Tuesdays from September 25 through October 30, 2018.   There is no cost to attend, but you must register

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October 2018

PATH for Pain Management Workshop – Menominee

October 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Spies Public Library, 940 1st Street
Menominee, MI 49858 US

6 session group program for people living with health problems that cause chronic pain.  Class meets weekly on Mondays from October 1st through November 5th. There is NO cost to attend, however you must pre-register.  

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Building Blocks to Success in Long Term Care

October 3 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Island Resort & Casino, Harris, MI, W399 US 2
Harris, MI 49845 US

Sixteenth Annual U.P. Long Term Care Facilities Best Practices Conference.   The goal of the conference is to give Upper Peninsula facility administrators and their staff the opportunity to network with their peers, and share successful concepts and practices that can be utilized in their facilities.  The "Building Blocks to Success in Long Term Care" Conference is designed to be interactive and informal.  Administrators, directors of nurses, social workers, activity directors, and facility medical directors/physicians are encouraged to attend along with any other staff members you feel could benefit.  This years speakers and topics consist of: AM Keynote:  Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., ABPP- Director, Institute of Gerontology and…

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Diabetes PATH Workshop – Houghton

October 15 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Portage District Library, 58 Huron Street
Houghton, MI 49931 US

6 session group program for people living with diabetes.    Spouses, Partners, Caregivers, friends also welcome to attend.  Class will meet in the Community Room of the library.  Every Monday through November 19th, 2018

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Matter of Balance – Baraga

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
KBIC Health System 2nd Floor Conference Room, 102 Superior Avenue
Baraga, MI 49908 United States
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8 session group program that meets for 2 hours per session.  This class is for anyone who has fallen or has a few of falling.  Caregivers are welcome to attend. Class meets Tuesdays and Fridays starting October 16th through November 9th. There is NO cost to attend, however registration is required.  Call Dawn at 906-353-4521 to register or if you have questions.

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Diabetes PATH Workshop-Sawyer

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Victory Lutheran Church, 315 Explorer
Gwinn, 49841 United States

6 session group program for people living with diabetes.    Topics include meal planning, label reading,  blood sugar monitoring, exercise and much more.   Caregivers also welcome to attend.  Group will meet weekly on Wednesdays October 17th through November 21st and classes will be offered at Victory Lutheran Church in Sawyer.   There is no cost to attend.   A workbook that accompanies that program will be available to purchase for $20 or to borrow. Pre registration is required.  Call Cindy Dulany at 372-3268 to register or for more information.

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Welcome to Medicare Workshop – Marquette

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Marquette Lakeview Arena, 401 East Fair Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855 US

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.   No cost to attend, but you must register.

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UP Association of County Commissioners Fall Conference

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - October 19 @ 12:00 pm
Island Resort & Casino, W 399 U.S. 2
Harris, MI 49845 US

The 2018 Fall Conference will be held at the Island Resort & Casino in Harris, MI.  The conference will have informational speakers on various topics of interest to the commissioners of the Upper Peninsula.   October 18th @ 1:00 p.m EST

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