Personal Action Towards Health (PATH) Workshop Begins September 18th

August 18, 2019

Curtis, MI – PATH to Better Health Workshop to be offered in Curtis, Michigan starting in September!

Do you live with health problems or chronic conditions? Would you like to feel better? Would you like to feel less frustrated and more in control of your health? PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) is a six week program that teaches practical skills for living a healthy life with a chronic health condition like diabetes, lung disease, arthritis, asthma, chronic pain, or heart disease. Topics include healthy eating, physical activity, managing medications, communication skills, fall prevention, and much more. People who have attended this six session evidence based program feel better, are less limited by their health problems, and spend less time at the doctor or in the hospital.

This class will meet on Wednesday mornings at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis, Michigan from 10:00 am -12:30 pm beginning on September 18th and ending on October 23rd. There is no cost to attend this workshop and materials are provided.

Class sizes are limited and pre-registration is required. To register, call UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227 or by dialing 2-1-1. This program is being administered by UPCAP with support from community volunteers. For more information, please visit or visit us on Facebook.

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: A Hotspot for Second Careers

August 18, 2019

Marquette, MI – A former corporate president stays engaged in business while enjoying a healthier lifestyle in the U.P.

According to a survey completed by retirement-planning website, 86% of business professionals plan on working after they qualify for retirement. Instead of golf and shuffleboard, individuals are now finding a second career and looking for a new location that offers a higher quality of life.

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is attracting a generation of professionals and finding them more personally fulfilling work. Not only is the U.P. a great place for retirees but it is a great place for all generations of workers at any stage of their career. The U.P. blends an easy-going lifestyle with job opportunities where people can apply their expertise by being a part of mentorships, coaching, and working in organizations. This generation is realizing they can still make a significant impact helping a multitude of generations without the traditional pressures from their first career. Read more.

Bay Cliff Stroke Wellness Retreat

August 18, 2019

Big Bay, MI – Bay Cliff Health Camp will offer a Stroke Wellness Retreat September 12-16, 2019. Applications will be accepted through September 4th.

The program is for stroke survivors living at home or in a nursing facility in the Upper Peninsula. With help from Blue Cross Blue Shield, the retreat is completely free of charge.

Interested parties should contact Martha Smith-Process at 906-345-9314 or visit for an application.