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 information, resources, support and programs to caregivers throughout the U.P.
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.
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 need relief from arthritis pain or just want to be more active, the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease can help. This is a self-guided walking program with six weeks of online class support to help you stay motivated and build confidence, while you learn to safely increase physical activity.
Walk With Ease has been proven to increase balance, strength, and walking pace, reduce the pain and discomfort of arthritis, build confidence and improve overall health.