GoodLife U Video Blog: Technology Enabled Service Models, Part 4

This month in our video blog Dr. Mike Strouse sits down with Ivo Ivanov for a discussion about how to grasp a simple and attainable vision of The Final Rule, where individuals—regardless of their abilities—can access the support they need in the ways they most want. At its core, the Final Rule promotes living a normal life, which is actually… watch now

Meet Dakota Gehrer: Day Service and Training Coordinator

Meet Dakota Gehrer: Day Service and Training Coordinator

GoodLife’s dedicated staff are the backbone of our organization so we love highlighting their stories and sharing their passions. This month we were excited to connect with Dakota, a valuable member of our South Kansas team and our Day Service & Training Coordinator.  How long have you been with GoodLife? I started at Goodlife nearly three years ago. How time… read more

What if my child/loved one doesn’t like their roommates?

What if my child/loved one doesn’t like their roommates?

Living with roommates can be a fantastic experience. You get to know new people, learn about their interests, and build lasting friendships. Most of our residents get along with their roommates and enjoy living together. But, what happens if your loved one with intellectual or developmental disabilities doesn’t like their roommates? If there are any challenges between housemates, our well-trained… read more

GoodLife U Video Blog: Technology Enabled Service Models, Part 3

Our last few episodes have been focused on Technology Enabled Service Models, and we’ve discussed the role of technology in the future design of how services are delivered. Today we’re taking an in-depth look into the actual hardware and software offered through iLink Technologies as Mike walks you through the fully configurable options for remote support.  In talking about Technology… watch now

Meet Ivo Ivanov: Multimedia Specialist

Meet Ivo Ivanov: Multimedia Specialist

GoodLife’s dedicated staff are the backbone of our organization so we love highlighting their stories and sharing their passions. This month we were excited to connect with Ivo Ivanov, a valuable member of our marketing team and GoodLife’s go-to for all things multimedia.  Ivo, how long have you been with GoodLife, and how did you come to join the team?… read more

What are the options for residential services and who gets to decide what program my loved one will be placed in?

What are the options for residential services and who gets to decide what program my loved one will be placed in?

Imagine what it would be like to have your loved one with an intellectual or developmental disability in a safe and supportive residence, to know they’re surrounded by people who care about them and are trained to assist them in reaching their fullest potential. That’s what GoodLife’s residential services can provide for those we serve. We offer several residential options… read more

GoodLife U Video Blog: Technology Enabled Service Models, Part 2

This month we are excited to continue our discussion about Technology Enabled Service Models and explore what has been made possible thanks to the fast-paced tech industry. Since our last episode of the GoodLife U Video Blog, Dr. Mike Strouse was invited to sit on a panel for the Technology First Leadership Webinar Series, hosted by Tech First Shift on… watch now

When Can My Loved One Move into GoodLife’s Residential Services?

When Can My Loved One Move into GoodLife’s Residential Services?

The decision to move your loved one into residential services is a big one, and it’s important to consider all your options before making a choice. When looking at housing options, there are several things to think about, including the support your loved one needs and their goals.  GoodLife provides residential services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities that… read more

DSP Scheduling: How GoodLife Is Changing The Game

DSP Scheduling: How GoodLife Is Changing The Game

Our friends at SETWorks recently conducted an interview with GoodLife CEO, Dr. Mike Strouse, on the intricacies and strategy of DSP scheduling at GoodLife. We’re proud to share their Q&A with you but first, a brief introduction. In the disability services industry, it’s not uncommon for agencies to experience high turnover, unfilled shifts, and call-offs. In fact, it happens often.… read more

GoodLife U Video Blog: Technology Enabled Service Models, Part 1

For this episode of our GoodLife U video blog series with Dr. Mike Strouse, we are excited to introduce a series focused on Technology Enabled Service Models and Virtual Staffing Support. For the next few episodes, we will be focusing on how technology and virtual staffing can increase privacy and self-direction while providing high-quality care for persons with disabilities and… watch now

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