GoodLife U Video Blog – Season Wrap Up

We have been thrilled to share our Technology Enabled Service Model series with you across the last several months—thank you to all of our listeners and followers! Today, we wanted to wrap up the season with a bit of a recap, as well as share what we’ve got in store for 2023. This season has been pretty intense as we… watch now

Benefits of Becoming a Shared Living Provider

Benefits of Becoming a Shared Living Provider

Are you a Direct Service Provider (DSP) looking for a stable, rewarding job you can do from home?  Working as a Shared Living Contractor may be the perfect career opportunity for you! In this blog, we’ll explore the benefits of becoming a Shared Living Provider and how to get started as one. What is Shared Living? Shared Living (also known… read more

GoodLife U Video Blog: Back to the Future

This month we are calling this our Back to the Future episode and for good reason! Every now and then since the 1960’s, the vision for care has been cast and it’s a bit like a broken record. The story is always the same: people with different abilities want what we all want—a good life.  “…people with different abilities want… watch now

Shared Living Model: Changing lives together

Shared Living Model: Changing lives together

Are you looking for a safe, nurturing living environment that provides your loved one with the opportunity to learn and grow? GoodLife’s Shared Living Model does exactly that! In Shared Living (also known as Professional Family Teaching Model), an individual with intellectual or developmental disabilities lives with a carefully selected family in their home. One of the most appealing aspects… read more

What if my child/loved one doesn’t like their roommates?

What if my child/loved one doesn’t like their roommates?

Living with roommates can be a fantastic experience. You get to know new people, learn about their interests, and build lasting friendships. Most of our residents get along with their roommates and enjoy living together. But, what happens if your loved one with intellectual or developmental disabilities doesn’t like their roommates? If there are any challenges between housemates, our well-trained… read more

What are the options for residential services and who gets to decide what program my loved one will be placed in?

What are the options for residential services and who gets to decide what program my loved one will be placed in?

Imagine what it would be like to have your loved one with an intellectual or developmental disability in a safe and supportive residence, to know they’re surrounded by people who care about them and are trained to assist them in reaching their fullest potential. That’s what GoodLife’s residential services can provide for those we serve. We offer several residential options… read more

GoodLife U Video Blog: Technology Enabled Service Models, Part 2

This month we are excited to continue our discussion about Technology Enabled Service Models and explore what has been made possible thanks to the fast-paced tech industry. Since our last episode of the GoodLife U Video Blog, Dr. Mike Strouse was invited to sit on a panel for the Technology First Leadership Webinar Series, hosted by Tech First Shift on… watch now

When Can My Loved One Move into GoodLife’s Residential Services?

When Can My Loved One Move into GoodLife’s Residential Services?

The decision to move your loved one into residential services is a big one, and it’s important to consider all your options before making a choice. When looking at housing options, there are several things to think about, including the support your loved one needs and their goals.  GoodLife provides residential services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities that… read more

Mindy Steps Into New Role and Supports Growth at GoodLife

Mindy Steps Into New Role and Supports Growth at GoodLife

Dr. Mike Strouse has been GoodLife’s CEO for more than 35 years and along the way has relied on a diverse and capable team to help drive GoodLife’s operations and outreach initiatives. For the past decade, Mike has committed to developing talent through a unique mentoring program that has produced some of GoodLife’s current leaders, including our Executive Director of… read more

How do we start the application process and apply for services at GoodLife?

How do we start the application process and apply for services at GoodLife?

Do you have questions about how to start the application process and apply for residential services at GoodLife? Before transitioning to GoodLife’s residential services, individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities complete a comprehensive admissions process. In this guide, we’ll explain the steps you need to take to get started today. How to start the application process and apply for services… read more

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