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

The Quest for the GoodLife: Episode 7

So far on our Quest for the GoodLife, we’ve explored our unique neighborhood service models that are leveraged with iLink technologies. You’re familiar with how iLink and staff supports have been infused into homes, neighborhoods, and across the agency to improve the quality of care at GoodLife. Today Dr. Mike Strouse discusses iLink’s Enterprise solution: we have been preparing our… watch now

The Quest for the GoodLife: Episode 6

Now that you are getting to know iLink, we hope it’s becoming clear that we not only provide powerful and person-centered smart-home support with iLink Home, but iLink has also been designed for scale: to support neighborhoods with an integral agency infrastructure, delivering a range of remote, direct, and professional care for our residents and DSPs at the moment of… watch now

The Quest for the GoodLife: Episode 5

Last time we were thrilled to share more about iLink –its history, focus, and design are integral to understanding how iLink stands apart from other types of assistive technology on the market. By integrating iLink within a service model (like the award-winning Neighborhood Network), providers across the country can increase safety and improve the independence of those served, increase opportunities… watch now

The Quest for the GoodLife: Episode 4

GoodLife’s Neighborhood Network is an award-winning paradigm of care that delivers support on-demand, both when and where needed–a critical approach to staying safe during the coronavirus pandemic.  In the last episode, we talked about each of the components of the Neighborhood Network: We specifically focused on how we select our neighborhoods, and cultivate them to be diverse, interdependent, and purpose-driven. … watch now

The Quest for the Good Life: Episode 3

We are seeing the evidence again and again: especially in a post-COVID world, people don’t want to seek care in traditional, congregate settings. It’s hard to feel safe in facilities like this without becoming isolated. But as we face an ongoing health crisis across the nation, this is a time when we need care to include community and connectivity more… watch now

Applied Technology Center: Connecting communities to holistic care

Applied Technology Center

GoodLife’s vision is to redefine what’s possible for supporting people to live independent, satisfying and purposeful lives. We believe when neighbors, technology, and care come together, life is good. A connected community is our most powerful tool for independent living, and the blueprint for our service model, The Neighborhood Network.  The Applied Technology Center is integral to GoodLife’s approach to… 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

Vibrant Village: Aging better

Vibrant Village: Aging better

Long before the words “assisted living” enter your vocabulary, there’s a deep need for “thriving in motion” and aging better. There is a space of life where you’re satisfied and happy living on your own, yet might need help with the little things. Maybe you’re recovering from an injury, just can’t seem to move like you used to, or want… read more

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