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February 2017

A MATTER OF BALANCE – Watersmeet

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lac Vieux Desert Health Center, N5241 US HWY 45
Watersmeet, MI 49969 United States
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Do you have concerns about falling? Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities.  A MATTER OF BALANCE is a an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. You will learn to : view falls as controllable set goals for increasing activity make changes to reduce fall risks at home exercise to increase strength and balance Who should attend? anyone concerned about falls anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength anyone who has fallen in the past anyone who has restricted activities because of falling…

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March 2017
Free

Creating Confident Caregivers Escanaba (6 two hour sessions held from 2pm-4pm every Thursday from March 2nd 2017 through April 6th 2017)

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UPCAP Services, 2501 14th Avenue South
Escanaba, Michigan 49829 United States
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31684791063-27909031-7

Creating Confident Caregivers utilizes the SAVVY Caregiver Program, a university tested program designed for family members caring for a loved one with dementia at home.  Two hour sessions are held once a week for six weeks and respite care may be available.  There is no charge to participants for the workshop or materials.  This program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase effective care giving skills. This is a 6 week course that will be held from 2pm-4pm every Thursday from March 2nd 2017 through April 6th 2017.

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Free

Welcome to Medicare Workshop Escanaba **Sold Out** Additional Class April 13th

March 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UPCAP Services, 2501 14th Avenue South
Escanaba, Michigan 49829 United States
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31689294533-27918060-2

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 presentaion, 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.

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Free

Matter of Balance – Ironwood (8 session group class) March 15, 22 and 29; April 5, 12, 19, 28 and May 3

March 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Aspirus Ironwood Clinic- 2nd floor conference rm, N10565 Grandview Lane
Ironwood, MI 49938 United States
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32100430251-28344490-1

Do you have a fear of falling or past history of falls?  This program helps to reduce the fear of falling and provides strategies for people to stay active and independent.  The class will be taught by local coaches, Anita Carter from the Gogebic MSU Extension and local volunteers.  Meets weekly on Wednesdays ** Class will meet on Friday, April 28th instead of Wednesday, April 26th **

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Free

Welcome to Medicare Workshop Iron Mountain

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Gathering Room, 1210 South Kimberly Avenue
Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801 United States
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32238725897-28522899-1

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 presentaion, 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.

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April 2017
Free

Welcome to Medicare Workshop Escanaba

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UPCAP Services, 2501 14th Avenue South
Escanaba, Michigan 49829 United States
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32185537810-28451155-2

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 presentaion, 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.

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May 2017

Save the Date – UP Association of County Commissioners Spring Conference 2017

May 18 - May 19
Island Resort & Casino, Harris, MI, W399 US 2
Harris, MI 49845 United States
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UPACC Spring Conference ~ May 18th & 19th, 2017 @ Island Resort & Casino, Harris, MI Registration will be open soon.  

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