Meet Ivo Ivanov: Multimedia Specialist

Meet Ivo Ivanov: Multimedia Specialist

GoodLife’s dedicated staff are the backbone of our organization so we love highlighting their stories and sharing their passions. This month we were excited to connect with Ivo Ivanov, a valuable member of our marketing team and GoodLife’s go-to for all things multimedia.  Ivo, how long have you been with GoodLife, and how did you come to join the team?… 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

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

What does the financial part of services look like?

What does the financial part of services look like?

Are you wondering what the financial part of our residential services looks like? In this post, we explain who pays for what and how cost is determined.

Top 5 Questions about GoodLife’s Residential Services

Top 5 Questions about GoodLife’s Residential Services

At GoodLife Innovations, we know how important it is to find the right residential services for your loved one with an intellectual or developmental disability. We provide a range of options to meet the needs of our residents and help each individual thrive.  If you’re like most families, navigating the world of Kansas disability services can feel confusing, overwhelming, and… read more

iLink Expansion Brings Exciting Opportunities

iLink Expansion Brings Exciting Opportunities

At GoodLife, we’re always searching for ways to offer more independent living options for people with  intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD). We are continually looking for new and innovative ways to improve their lifestyles. Beth McCoach, Chief Operations Officer of iLink Technologies, said, “The iLink team is continually striving to offer support and encourage independence for the residents we work… read more

Approachable technology that helps people live independently

Approachable technology that helps people live independently

GoodLife’s focus has always been empowering people to live more independently. To achieve this, we partner next-generation service models with approachable technology. Dr. Mike Strouse, CEO of GoodLife, was a guest on the Easterseals “Assistive Technology Update” podcast. He talked with the host, Josh Anderson, about how GoodLife’s Neighborhood Network encourages seniors and people with disabilities to live more independent… 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

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