Robert Sweeney, owner and Director of Progressive Living, Inc. started providing in home services for his neighbors over 20 years ago. Robert and his wife Leann were approached about starting in home family foster care services. Robert and his family provided services and cared for 4 individuals in their family home for 25 years. In 2001, Robert built the first of several group homes in Mankato. Today Progressive Living, Inc has 8 group homes and provides in home services to individuals that live on their own in the community.
The purpose of Progressive Living, Inc. is to provide an Individual centered living situation in which the Individuals are able to grow to their maximum potential and achieve a degree of independence that agrees with their abilities, needs, and wants.