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

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

Bonus Video Blog Episode Coming Soon!

Bonus Video Blog Episode Coming Soon!

Greetings to the provider nation and happy new year! Our GoodLife U Video Blog Series bonus episode was scheduled to publish this month, but due to safety concerns, we’ve opted to delay Mike’s interview with our premium pay expert for now.  We recommend you use this month to catch up on the series and/or specifically revisit Episode 5 – Premium… 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

A focus on goals helps Gabe achieve independent living

Gabe

Learn how personalized care allows Gabe to experience meaningful, satisfying, and independent living in his own home.

Congrats GoodLife U Class of 2021

Congrats GoodLife U Class of 2021

Our GoodLife U Video Blog Series is wrapping up for the year! Thanks to all of you for tuning in, and a hearty congratulations to the GoodLife U Class of 2021. Want to know what they achieved? Take a look at our impact report and check out some of our testimonials below. This year brought about unprecedented staffing challenges and… 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

Passion to help others led Stacy to a career as a DSP

Passion to help others led Stacy to a career as a DSP

Working at GoodLife is more than just a job. Each direct support professional (DSP) is uniquely drawn to GoodLife’s mission to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve. As an intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) services provider, our staff are our backbone. We love to pair DSP’s with the right residential home to champion their strengths,… read more

GoodLife U Episode 9: Rise Up, Look Back, Step Forward

We find ourselves nearing the end of the GoodLife U Video Blog Series and wanted to take this opportunity to make sure we rise up, and gain the perspective of our 500 foot view to both look back (at what we’ve learned) and set our sights on our next step forward. Our GoodLife U series has focused extensively on strategies… watch now

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