Capitol Correspondence - 04.25.19

ANCOR Announces Gold Partnership With GoodLife Innovations

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GoodLife offers a collection of service models, support services, and technologies to deliver affordable, high-quality, sustainable care

ALEXANDRIA, VA – ANCOR is pleased to announce a new Gold Partnership with GoodLife Innovations, Inc. GoodLife is an organization focused on creating service models that center around independence for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and aging populations.

“Independence is a tremendously important key to a healthy, fulfilling life,” said ANCOR CEO Barbara Merrill. “GoodLife Innovations’ models create inclusive communities that utilize on-demand remote services and by seeing caregivers as neighbors. The result is true independence and true inclusion for people with diverse abilities. We’re thrilled to introduce their innovations to our growing community of providers.”

Founded in 1977, GoodLife is a national leader in the creation and dissemination of innovative, enriching, and highly cost-effective service models for individuals with I/DD and the agencies that support them. GoodLife puts more margin in your mission by combining time-tested workforce solutions with advanced technologies to create the next generation of care.

“We are excited to work with ANCOR to leverage technology and humanity with our innovative service models and staffing strategies, empowering agencies across the country to reimagine independence,” said Michael C. Strouse, President & CEO of GoodLife Innovations, Inc.

Visit GoodLife Innovations’ website at to learn more.

GoodLife Innovations is one of 14 dynamic organizations comprising ANCOR’s slate of Gold Partners. Other Gold Partners include Direct Care Innovations, Foothold Technology, HRS, MediSked, Medline Industries, MITC, Mutual of America, Scioto, SETWorks, Solana, StationMD, Therap Services, and TMP. ANCOR’s Platinum Partners are Anthem and Relias.



For nearly 50 years, the American Network of Community Options and Resources ( has been a leading advocate for the critical role service providers play in enriching the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). As a national nonprofit trade association, ANCOR represents 1,600+ organizations employing more than a half-million professionals who together serve more than a million individuals with I/DD. Our mission is to advance the ability of our members to support people with I/DD to fully participate in their communities.