Help Children with Disabilities Feel Like They Belong


The world around us is not always accommodating to our children with disabilities. It can feel like a constant struggle to help make our children feel like they belong.  ...Read More

Independent Living Skills for Everyone


Whether you are young or old, a primary caregiver for your loved one, or recently affected by a life-altering accident, independent skills training can help you improve your life and overcome many obstacles.  ...Read More

Surprising Benefits of Caring for Others


It may be hard sometimes caring for others; it can be mentally and physically exhausting, but also very rewarding. Everyone has a reason as to why they do it. For some, the benefits are knowing that they are helping someone and putting some good in this world. For others, the benefit is knowing that their family member is well taken care of and that they get to spend time with them.  ...Read More

Considering Becoming a PCA? Tips and Testimonials.


Considering becoming a PCA? Personal Care Assistants are one of the most rewarding jobs a person could ever have. PCA’s are the people that many families depend on to care for their loved ones. You will be helping people who truly need your services, while making their life a little easier along with providing their family some peace of mind. Often times, your presence and assistance is the only thing keeping an individual in their own home, which is invaluable to most people. ...Read More

Differences Between Traditional and Choice PCA


People receiving in-home personal care services in Minnesota are required to use a PCA provider agency registered through the Minnesota Department of Human Services. There are two options for PCA provider services: PCA Traditional and PCA Choice. Heartland PCA in Minnesota is proud to offer both Choice and Traditional options. Read on to discover the differences between traditional and choice PCA.
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What are the Differences Between HHA, CNA and PCA Caregivers?


If you are looking into in-home assistance or a caregiver for a disabled or elderly family member, you may have stumbled upon abbreviated titles like PCA, CNA and HHA somewhere along the way. While people in each of these professions can assist clients with daily tasks in the comfort of their homes, it is important to understand the difference between each of these roles before making a decision.  ...Read More

Should I Hire a Personal Care Assistant?


If you or a loved one are aging, ailing or exhibiting signs of decreased independence in daily activities, it might be time to consider enlisting the services of a Personal Care Assistant or PCA for support in a variety of tasks. ...Read More