Upper Peninsula Commission For Area Progress



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.


Upcoming Events

May 25

Creating Confident Caregivers

This program is designed to assist those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia or memory loss and living at home.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a 6-week evidence-based online program designed to provide family caregivers in Michigan with information and tools for managing daily life, behavior, resources and their own well-being.

Class sessions will be held on Wednesdays, May 25 – June 29, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. EST, with an optional Zoom orientation on Wednesday, May 18.

A computer or device with internet connection, webcam, microphone and email address is needed to attend. Prior to the first session, participants must complete a pre-class questionnaire, which will be provided by the workshop leader.

Class size is limited. Registration ends on May 15.

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Jun 13

Walk with Ease

Benefits to You
Walk With Ease will help you:
Motivate yourself to get in great shape,
Walk safely and comfortably
Improve your flexibility

The Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program is an exercise program

that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for

10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With

Ease. This is a self-guided walking program with six weeks of on-line class

support to help you stay motivated and build confidence, while you learn to

safely increase physical activity. There will be an opportunity for a group

walking session one time per week at the Escanaba Northern Lights YMCA.

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Jun 25

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