‘In a fight for our lives’

A “staffing crisis” is overwhelming Minnesota organizations that work with the disabled, and they are looking to the state legislature for help with wage increases.

Disability services workforce shortage reaches “crisis proportions”

It’s being described as a “staffing crisis” by local organizations that provide Home & Community-Based Services (HCBS) for individuals with disabilities.

Organizations that serve people with disabilities in Rochester facing major staffing shortages

Right now there are 87-thousand unfilled direct care positions for people with disabilities in Minnesota, and the staffing shortage is being felt in Rochester.

Staffing Shortage of Providers for People with Disabilities Causes Issues for Families in Southeast Minnesota

Day service and residential providers for people with disabilities are saying there’s a “staffing crisis” being felt across the state, including in southeast Minnesota.

PossAbilities Group Spreading Cheer Through Music

Carolers from PossAbilities took over the halls of Olmsted Medical Center Tuesday morning.

Spreading holiday cheer with Music

Some visitors to a local hospital and staff got quite the performance on Tuesday.  

Mini horses bring smiles to people with disabilities

Wednesday therapeutic horses made the day of the adults at the PossAbilities Enrichment Program.

Puppy day brings smiles at PossAbilities

They are called man’s best friend and on Thursday morning, a new litter of them got some much needed socializing time.

PossAbilites creates opportunities

It can be one of the most stressful aspects of life: finding a job. One local organization works to make sure adults with disabilities find both a career and a way to contribute and connect with the community.

Students help PossAbilities

Instead of digging deep into their textbooks, some local high school students have a helping hand to those in need on Tuesday.

Local greenhouse gets help preparing for Spring

Besides warmer temperatures, another sure sign of spring is seeing area greenhouses pick up activity.

KTTC Business Spotlight

PossAbilities Marketing and Development Director, Kenn Roehl, talks about PossAbilities on KTTC’s Business Spotlight.

Celebrating 10 Years

With the help of fellow coworkers, a Rochester woman is getting quite the recognition.  

Ringing in the New Year early

Although we’re still hours away from the New Year, a local organization went all out on celebrating 2016.

PossAbilities helping to keep us safe

The snow is here and now local authorities want to make sure you clear out everything to keep us safe.

PossAbilities pitches in to shovel snow from around Rochester fire hydrants

Days after five to seven inches of snow blanketed Rochester in a sheet of snow, PossAbilities volunteers lent a neighborly helping hand by digging out fire hydrants across the city.

PossAbilities participants spread Christmas cheer by singing carols

Members of PossAbilities in Rochester spent Wednesday morning signing Christmas carols for the employees at Rochester Motor Cars.

PossAbilities adds new program

It’s a local organization helping those with disabilities get on their feet — and they are adding a brand new program.

PossAbilities workers become the glue holding Mayo Clinic Research labs together

Hidden within the fabric of Mayo Clinic is a pretty unique group of workers. They are the oil that makes the whole machine work smoothly. These men and women are part of PossAbilities, an organization catering to children and adults living with disabilities.

Run, walk, and roll to benefit local non-profit

Tuesday was a beautiful afternoon to get outdoors and raise money and awareness for a good cause.

‘Possibilities’ celebrated in PossAbilities Employment Awards Banquet

There are all types of possibilities in this world, and Wednesday, many of them were celebrated at the PossAbilities Employment Awards Banquet.  

After Deadline: Miss Amazing contestant amazed by experience

Though Megan Wibben wasn’t crowned queen, she will join the ranks of national princesses for the National Miss Amazing pageant, a beauty pageant for girls and women with disabilities.

Rochester Woman Competing in Miss Amazing Pageant

A Rochester woman will soon be competing at a national pageant. Megan Wibben is Minnesota’s Miss Senior Amazing. She will be representing Minnesota at the 2015 Miss Amazing Pageant.

Local man doesn’t let cerebral palsy hinder dreams, goals

Oftentimes, people go into depression or shut-down-mode when dealing with hardships. However, one local man with cerebral palsy is taking his diagnosis with stride and won’t stop doing what he loves to do: graphic design.