The PCA shortage might affect you or your loved one


There is a shortage of Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) in the healthcare field today. This shortage could affect you or your loved ones if they are in need of such services.


I work as a PCA. While it is rewarding in many ways, it can also be very demanding and the pay is not always very good.


Earlier this month, Newsbreak reported on a man who says he lost both of his legs due to Minnesota's PCA shortage.


The article by David Schuman reporting for CBS Minnesota tells the heartbreaking story of Dennis Prothero, a veteran who lives in Stillwater. Prothero believes that if it weren't for the shortage of PCA workers in the state, he might still have his legs that needed to be amputated below the knees after developing sores on his feet which became i