Celebrating and recognizing our DSPs and employees

Celebrating and recognizing our DSPs and employees

We know DSPs are the backbone of our organization and we are excited to honor and recognize them and the work they do during #DSPRW2020.  From September 13-19 we are celebrating their hearts and all the things they do to support individuals with disabilities.  Take a minute and check out the fun activities and events we have planned throughout the… read more

ANCOR publication shares GoodLife’s Next Generation Care Models

Technology

GoodLife continues reimagining care for seniors and individuals needing support to live as independently as possible.  We also explore how traditional models of care are continuously evolving and changing, especially now.  In the most recent edition of  Connections, the monthly publication from ANCOR, we outline how we have been providing care differently while maintaining health and safety protocols during the… read more

GoodLife honored with 2020 Moving Mountains Award

GoodLife honored with 2020 Moving Mountains Award

Congratulations to CEO Mike Strouse, Dr. Florence DiGennaro Reed and the entire GoodLife Innovations team on receiving the 2020 Moving Mountains Award for best practices in workforce development.  This award is sponsored by The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP), along with partner organizations, the Research and Training Center on Community Living at the University of Minnesota and the American Network of… read more

ANCOR shares a Q&A with CEO Mike Strouse

Mike

The July edition of Connections, the newsletter published by ANCOR, featured an article from our blog. For more than 35 years, CEO Mike Strouse has been at the helm as a visionary leader at GoodLife. We have always known what a tremendous asset he is to our organization, employees and the individuals we serve.  Find out about where we started,… read more

GoodLife Receives Community Service Tax Credit Award

GoodLife Receives Community Service Tax Credit Award

We are pleased to announce that GoodLife Innovations was awarded Community Service Tax Credits for 2020-2021 to expand the Neighborhood Network and improve iLink Technologies. “This is an important time for GoodLife as innovative, tech-forward solutions are needed now more than ever,” said GoodLife’s CEO, Dr. Mike Strouse, “and we are excited to partner with the Kansas Department of Commerce… read more

ANCOR Connections Highlights GoodLife’s Model of Care

model of care

During these uncertain times, we continue witnessing how our models of care are an important component to ensure the health and safety of the individuals we serve and the staff that cares for them.  The most recent edition of Connections, the newsletter published by ANCOR, featured an article from our blog  highlighting how our innovation continues to help prepare us… read more

#GivingTuesdayNow Update

#GivingTuesdayNow Update

Thank you for supporting our DSPs!  #GivingTuesdayNow was a success and we wanted to share some of the ways we are giving back to GoodLife’s dedicated first-responders. In June we launched a “Lifesaver” Campaign letting DSPs know how much they are appreciated and the fun kicked off with Spirit Week! There were contests, activities and prizes each day as we… read more

Diversity and Inclusion at GoodLife

diversity committee

For more than 40 years, GoodLife Innovations has served and represented individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD).  From our inception, diversity has been represented in the organization with gender, race, religious preference, sexual orientation and those with differing abilities. To create an open dialogue about diversity within GoodLife we are establishing a Diversity Committee which includes consumers, employees, leadership… read more

GoodLife Celebrates DSP Spirit Week

GoodLife Celebrates DSP Spirit Week

We love our DSPs and can’t wait to celebrate them during GoodLife Spirit Week beginning on Monday, June 8. There is a different theme each day and lots of prizes to win and fun for everyone! We are starting things off with a “Lifesaver” for each DSP across the agency.  Stay tuned for more details each day and thanks for… read more

The Never-Ending Quest for the GoodLife: ANCOR shares our strategy

The Never-Ending Quest for the GoodLife:  ANCOR shares our strategy

As we continue our search for the GoodLife, we recognize it can be more difficult and challenging during these uncertain times.  In the April edition of Connections, the monthly publication from ANCOR, we share some of our strategies and successes as we look forward toward a new normal while continuing to provide the best, safest care possible for the individuals… read more

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