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.
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Providing easy accessible, responsive, and professional information and assistance to Upper Peninsula citizens and families in need, 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.
Offering classes across the Upper Peninsula for disease prevention, management, and wellness.
Facilitating in home service options to avoid or delay nursing home placement to help individual’s live independently.
Providing affordable housing options to qualified individuals and families. UPCAP manages and develops a number of multi-family and elderly apartment projects across the Upper Peninsula.
MMAP (pronounced map) is a free counseling service for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and their caregivers to help them in making informed health benefit decisions.
Assisting older persons in leading independent, meaningful, and dignified lives in their own homes and communities for as long as possible.
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.
This online class provides information on engaging activities and assisting individuals with dementia in a way that promotes contented involvement.
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.
This online workshop will provide YOU, the caregiver, tools to:
Reduce stress and help you relax
Make tough decisions
Reduce guilt, anger, and depression
Communicate effectively with family members, your doctor, paid help
Take care of yourself
Set goals and problem-solve