GoodLife U Video Blog: Bifurcating Your Workforce

This week we are excited to share unique concepts surrounding employee benefits and what is now possible within the new Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangement (or ICHRA) policies.

How Our Parents and Guardians are Helping Us Improve

How Our Parents and Guardians are Helping Us Improve

There are a lot of reasons why the disability service industry is challenging and while the rewards far outweigh the challenges, we admit to often feeling overwhelmed and perpetually behind. Historically, we have had to chase resources and lean on our ingenuity and innovation, not only to make ends meet, but to deliver the highest quality of care and attention… read more

What does the financial part of services look like?

What does the financial part of services look like?

Are you wondering what the financial part of our residential services looks like? In this post, we explain who pays for what and how cost is determined.

GoodLife U Video Blog: Replacement Staffing

This month on our GoodLife U video blog series with Dr. Mike Strouse, we are going to tackle replacement staffing solutions. There’s no question that we face an inordinate number of shift openings and instability across the country, so our focus has to be on effective replacement staffing solutions. This is GoodLife U’s sweet spot. We love utilizing a variety… watch now

Top 5 Questions about GoodLife’s Residential Services

Top 5 Questions about GoodLife’s Residential Services

At GoodLife Innovations, we know how important it is to find the right residential services for your loved one with an intellectual or developmental disability. We provide a range of options to meet the needs of our residents and help each individual thrive.  If you’re like most families, navigating the world of Kansas disability services can feel confusing, overwhelming, and… read more

iLink Expansion Brings Exciting Opportunities

iLink Expansion Brings Exciting Opportunities

At GoodLife, we’re always searching for ways to offer more independent living options for people with  intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD). We are continually looking for new and innovative ways to improve their lifestyles. Beth McCoach, Chief Operations Officer of iLink Technologies, said, “The iLink team is continually striving to offer support and encourage independence for the residents we work… read more

GoodLife U Video Blog: The Power of 36 & 48

We are kicking off a new season of GoodLife U’s Video Blog this month with an episode about GoodLife’s 36 and 48 hour pay contingency. But first, let’s do a little bit of reminiscing. It’s been 2 years since Covid came into the picture and we all remember sitting worriedly around our tables with some serious concern about what we… watch now

Approachable technology that helps people live independently

Approachable technology that helps people live independently

GoodLife’s focus has always been empowering people to live more independently. To achieve this, we partner next-generation service models with approachable technology. Dr. Mike Strouse, CEO of GoodLife, was a guest on the Easterseals “Assistive Technology Update” podcast. He talked with the host, Josh Anderson, about how GoodLife’s Neighborhood Network encourages seniors and people with disabilities to live more independent… read more

GoodLife U: Bonus Episode

This month Mike sat down with Jim Holland, labor attorney and Regional Managing Partner for Fisher & Phillips, to talk about the ins and outs of Premium Pay. If you remember, this is specifically related to the incredible number of questions and inquiries we received after publishing Episode 5 – Premium Pay in our GoodLife U Video Blog Series last summer. … watch now

Michelle focuses on family in her shared living journey

Michelle Ray family image

Michelle Ray believes family support can change the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). She and her family have been providing that support since 2006 as part of GoodLife’s shared living program as a Professional Extended Family Provider. Over the years, the family has shared their home with seven (7) individuals.  Michelle began her career with GoodLife… read more

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