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.
UPCAP Special Announcement – click graphic below
Important Links on Covid 19
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.
Walk with Ease ~ Online Class
This online class will meet Tuesdays starting July 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET for 6 weeks. The self-guided walking program helps participants with or without arthritis increase balance and strength with physical activity. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with this program.
The online class dates are July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 2020.
There is NO charge for class, but you must have a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet connection and a web browser to attend.
Class size is limited. Registration is required by July 19th.