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

GoodLife U Video Blog: Technology Enabled Service Models, Part 1

For this episode of our GoodLife U video blog series with Dr. Mike Strouse, we are excited to introduce a series focused on Technology Enabled Service Models and Virtual Staffing Support. For the next few episodes, we will be focusing on how technology and virtual staffing can increase privacy and self-direction while providing high-quality care for persons with disabilities and… watch now

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

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

GoodLife & Koinonia: Partnering to stabilize the DSP workforce and improve care

GoodLife & Koinonia: Partnering to stabilize the DSP workforce and improve care

Learn how GoodLife U’s partnership with Koinonia, an I/DD community service provider in Northeast Ohio, led to healthy labor solutions and 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

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