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.
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.
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 course is held from 3pm – 5pm every Monday January 28, 2019 to March 4, 2019.
8 session group program that meets for 2 hours per session. For anyone who has fallen or has a fear or falling. Caregivers are welcome to attend too.
Group meets once a week starting February 21st through April 11th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m @ Harbor Towers Apartments Rec Room in Manistique.
There is no cost to attend, however you must register. Class size is limited. Call Rehabilitation Services for more information or to register at 906-341-3254.
8 session group program that meets once a week for 2 hours. This is for anyone who has fallen or has a fear of falling. Caregivers are welcome to attend too.
Classes meet on March 6th, 11th, 20th and 27th and April 3rd, 10th, 15th and 26th @ the War Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Center.
No Cost to attend, but you must register! For more information or to register, please call 906-635-4426.