Lifeways ‘lights

Sarah Bodily

Meet Sarah! She is the Director of Recreational Therapy at Lifeways Hospital in Boise. She also oversees the Therapeutic Program and Unit Schedule while also developing the sensory room for the unit. She has been a Recreational Therapist for 2.5 years and has held that title with Lifeways for 1 year and was part of the initial staff at Lifeways Hospital when it was opened! At the Salt Lake VA, Sarah not only completed her internship but she also helped revamp their recreational therapy assessment and helped organize several events within the VA. She has experience working with developmentally delayed children and using hippotherapy as their primary intervention while she lived in Rexburg, Idaho.

Sarah earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Science in Recreation Management with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation from BYU-Idaho. While at BYU-I she was the University’s activities publicity manager and oversaw the advertising for events happening on Campus. Sarah also volunteered in an assisted living facility in their recreation therapy department while completing her degree. She was also offered a job as a recreation therapist in Boise right after graduation. She is also a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist.


Lifeways ‘lights is here to allow the communities we serve to meet the amazing people that help them each and everyday! Each week a different employee from the Lifeways Continuum of Care will be featured here complete with photo and bio explaining who they are and what they do!


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