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During this social isolation interval, we miss seeing our loved ones, but rest assured, we are having as much fun as we can! We’re doing everything possible to keep our residents happy, entertained and connected even as we take precautions to prevent their physical exposure to the outside world. After all, mental health experts say…

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Because we go to great lengths to identify and hire people who are compassionate and altruistic, we find that many of our employees volunteer for other organizations when they’re not working. Recognizing these efforts to give back, we also regularly promote community events, some of which are focused on volunteering and serving others. Our team…

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If you’re a college student considering a direct care professional job with ACR Homes, but you’ve never worked with people with disabilities, you may feel a bit uncertain about what that may entail, and whether you can handle the responsibilities involved. Those feelings are understandable. Many who don’t have friends or family members with disabilities…

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After Nick sustained a brain injury in an ATV accident 14 years ago, his family struggled to find him living conditions in Minnesota that could fully support his needs and wants. At age 20, the avid outdoorsman from Eagan still had an avid interest in having fun outside, experiencing new activities and spending time with…

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ACR Homes is known for the high quality of care it gives to people with physical and developmental disabilities. What people often don’t know is that ACR Homes has a sister organization, Arthur’s Senior Care, that provides that same level of service to people with dementia, Alzheimer’s and physical disabilities. Both organizations are united in…

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Name: Whitney Pfaff ACR Home: Fulham Undergrad: Kinesiology – University of Minnesota Schooling/Career: I worked at ACR Homes for 5 years throughout my undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Minnesota. I have been an occupational therapist at for the past 2 years. I work with the geriatric population at Minnesota Masonic Home. I recently took on…

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University of Minnesota alumni Riley Sanocki learned about ACR Homes from his roommate who also works at ACR and recommended it to him.. He applied thinking it would be a good experience for his gap year between undergrad and his future goal to go to dental school. During his job interview with ACR, his interviewer…

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Even as a kid Madison Duppenthaler knew she wanted to follow in her mom’s footsteps and pursue a career in medicine. But it was her work at ACR Homes as an undergrad that convinced her she had the drive to become a physician. These days, she continues to recruit employees and interns for ACR even…

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For the vast majority of ACR Homes employees, work comes to represent far more than just a paycheck. A lot of our people join us because they’re interested in careers in healthcare, in which case the chance to interact regularly with our residents and staff can offer an invaluable behind-the-scenes perspective. Would-be medical professionals are able to…

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