Your Top Questions about GoodLife’s Residential Services Answered

Your top questions about residential services answered

Hey there! At GoodLife Innovations, we know how crucial it is to find the perfect residential services for your loved one with an intellectual or developmental disability. We’ve got a variety of options tailored to help each person thrive, and we’re here to support you every step of the way. We get it—navigating the world of Kansas disability services can… read more

The Heart of Midnight Farm: Touchdowns, Art, and Unbreakable Bonds

The Heart of Midnight Farm: Touchdowns, Art, and Unbreakable Bonds

The wide receiver clearly had a plan. He made eye contact with the quarterback and sprung into action. With a quick stutter step, he juked his defender and taking advantage of the broken coverage sprinted towards the end zone. The quarterback threw a perfect deep spiral that sailed confidently through the air before landing safely right into the young receiver’s… read more

The Lucky Apartment

The Lucky Apartment

“Hey Ivo, are you coming? The game is about to start. We need you at the “lucky” apartment.” Austin’s default expression is a friendly smile but, in this case, even over the phone I can easily sense a very different emotion. He sounds worried and there is a reason for that.  He has been my good friend and neighbor for… read more

Partnership with the University of Kansas: Enriching lives together

Partnership with the University of Kansas: Enriching lives together

For four decades, GoodLife has joined forces with KU in a shared mission to improve care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). This partnership with the University of Kansas, rooted in a dedication to bettering lives, has been instrumental in shaping our approach to care. A Legacy of Expertise Founded by passionate advocates, James Sherman and Jan Sheldon,… read more

Revolutionizing Care with GoodLife’s Neighborhood Network: A New Era of Independence and Support

Revolutionizing Care with GoodLife’s Neighborhood Network: A New Era of Independence and Support

In a world where caregivers play a crucial role in enabling independence, worries about their reliability and availability can be unsettling. For years, the direct support workforce, which provides essential care to those in need, has faced significant challenges. The scarcity of dedicated professionals and high turnover rates have been persistent issues, especially for in-home care services. Traditional solutions like… read more

3 Reasons Why Innovation Matters In The Care Industry

3 Reasons Why Innovation Matters In The Care Industry

If the last few years have taught us anything, it’s that providers need to adapt to change if they want to succeed.  What individuals with disabilities need and expect from their care has evolved more in three years than it has in the four-plus decades since we founded GoodLife. Employee preferences are also changing, with employees seeking greater value and… read more

Staff Profile: Erica Farrow

Staff Profile: Erica Farrow

Some Things Will Never Be Replaced  Just a couple of weeks ago, Open AI launched a new program called “Jukebox”. It generates original music in the style of famous pop stars. You feed the lightning quick neural net a request to create a composition in the style of Aretha Franklin, for example, and it comes up with a rather convincing… read more

The Future of GoodLife Staffing: What You Need to Know

The Future of GoodLife Staffing: What You Need to Know

Here at Goodlife, we’re on a mission to reinvent care for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and the people that help them. We recognize the daily challenges that our Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) face and are dedicated to systematically addressing them. Our goal is to not only offer greater work-life balance but to provide an improved quality of life… read more

Staff Profile: Cassidy Larkin

Staff Profile: Cassidy Larkin

The Best Song Ever I knew from the beginning that this story was going to be complicated. It isn’t easy to define Cassidy Larkin. She is so many things. Where do you start? Where do you end? We were supposed to discuss her work, her professional goals and dreams but five minutes into our conversation I found myself talking to… read more

The 3-Day Workweek: An Innovative Approach to Staffing

The 3-Day Workweek: An Innovative Approach to Staffing

The 3-Day Workweek: An Innovative Approach to Staffing Do you want to work fewer days each week, earn full-time income, and have a career that makes a difference? That’s exactly what GoodLife offers Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) with its innovative 3-day workweek. In this blog, we’ll highlight the details of the 3-day workweek and the benefits for our Direct Support… read more

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