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.

Shining a light on GoodLife Innovations with CEO Mike Strouse

Shining a light on GoodLife Innovations with CEO Mike Strouse

GoodLife has supported people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) for over 40 years. Our original goal was to ensure that individuals receive appropriate services in community settings. It is still at the heart of our innovative spirit.  Our President and CEO,  Mike Strouse was a guest on the Uncovering Kansas Podcast. The episode shines a light on GoodLife’s cutting-edge… read more

Looking Ahead to 2022

Looking Ahead to 2022

We, like many, are excited to be moving into a new year. The last few years brought unprecedented challenges, so it’s with both eagerness and excitement that we face 2022 and yes—we are hopeful! GoodLife has some audacious plans for 2022 and we’d love to give you a little sneak peek into what we think this year will hold. First,… read more

Our Best of 2021

Our Best of 2021

It’s hard to believe that we are already in another December. Sure, 2020 was a whirlwind, but that vortex kept carrying us along and now here we are, reflecting on what we accomplished across the last year. In a lot of ways, this was a year of new beginnings for GoodLife. When called upon to adapt, evolve, and improve, our… read more

Mike Strouse: Celebrating 35 years of passionate and visionary leadership

Mike

As a doctoral student in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas, Mike Strouse’s career with GoodLife Innovations began under the recommendation of GoodLife board members Jim Sherman and Jan Sheldon. Thirty-five years later, Mike is still our President and CEO. We visited with Mike to look back on what’s changed over the years, what GoodLife… read more

A 40-year partnership leads to a lifetime of impact

KU Partnership

GoodLife’s history is filled with passionate people demanding better care for their loved ones with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Two of our co-founders, James Sherman and Jan Sheldon, also held faculty positions at the University of Kansas (KU). Together they recognized and understood the importance of evaluating and applying best practices to service settings and addressing societal concerns. This… read more

The history of Goodlife: A story of passion, equality and connectedness

GoodLife History

The year was 1974 when six sets of parents, the founders of GoodLife,  started meeting together in a living room in Johnson County, Kansas. The aftermath of the Civil Rights Movement swirled around them, and great progress had been won for the freedom and equality of black people in America. Change in public education was happening, too. For the first… read more

Top five things we’re proud of in 2019

GLI

We’ve had a big year. If you’ve spent any time with GoodLife, you know we are passionate about reimagining independent living for seniors and those with disabilities in an empowering, connected and purposeful community. In 2019, we’ve worked hard to build upon our well-established foundation of connected community, personalized innovation and supported independence. As the year comes to an end,… read more

Welcome to the GoodLife

Welcome to the GoodLife

Here, the GoodLife is possible As the first official blog post, I’d like to say welcome to the GoodLife. GoodLife Innovations Inc. is the new parent company of Community Living Opportunities (CLO), and we are redefining what’s possible for seniors and people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD). Our model of care wasn’t born yesterday – it’s been over 40 years… read more

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