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Monthly Marketing Update
- August 2018

So last week I had my second knee surgery in 4 months. This one was for my ACL. I am very appreciative that my husband, mom, kiddos, friends, and my staff have been so very very helpful. They have brought me ice packs and meals; become my taxi drivers; helped me get dressed (FYI- only family on the dressing assist). I do NOT like asking for help, and I do NOT like this feeling of dependence. Right now, I am dependent on the schedules, availability, and willingness of others. I am thankful for them, but it has made me mindful of the seniors we serve. Remember to truly see the heart of those we serve and those we work with. See the vibrancy, independence, and resourcefulness in others. See their strengths, skills and not their frailty and impairments. This will be all of us one day, should we be so lucky to have those golden years.

Last month we hosted the Case Manager resource fair at Valley Medical Center and next week we have Tacoma General. We are excited to have raised more than $2000 for both events for each hospital to support their low-income patients in need. We love receiving feedback from the hospital staff like this one-  "Hi Amy, thanks for another WONDERFUL event- staff is energized and feel it is so very helpful!" -Lisa.

All of what we do at Retirement Connection is because of the support our sponsors provide by advertising in the print guide. Thank you to every sponsor, their support allows us to be a part of this community.

 


Network Meetings - King County

 

AUG 7
8:30 AM
Senior Care Coalition Seattle Meeting
University House Wallingford
4400 Stone Way N, Seattle, 98103

 


 

AUG 15
8:15 AM
South End Coalition
Village Green Retirement Campus
35419 1st Ave S, Federal Way, 98003

 


 

AUG 15
11:30 AM
Coordinators of Patient Services (COPS)
Maggiano’s Bellevue
10455 NE 8th St, Bellevue, 98004

 


 

AUG 21
8:30 AM
Senior Care Coalition Eastside Meeting
MBK Creekside
18200 Woodinville Snohomish Rd, Woodinville, 98072

 


Network Meetings - Pierce County

 

AUG 2
8 AM
Aging and LTC Providers Network
Mid-County Community Center
10205 44th Ave E, Tacoma, 98446

 


 

AUG 9
7:30 AM
Health Care Providers Council (HCPC)
Mountain View Funeral Home
4100 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, 98499

 


Network Meetings - Snohomish County

 

AUG 9
11:30 AM
ElderNet
Garden Court
520 112th St SW Everett, 98204

 


 

AUG 24
9 AM
NW LGBT Senior Care Providers Network Meeting
Era Living Ida Culver House Broadview
12505 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, 98133

 


Upcoming Hospital Case Manager Fairs

 

These events are full, but space remains available for the October Valley Medical event for sponsors not yet registered. It will open to others later space permitting.

 


 

AUG 7
12 PM
MultiCare Tacoma General Resource Fair
Multicare Tacoma General Hospital-Brigade Room
315 MLK Jr Wy, Tacoma, 98405

 


 

OCT 23
11:30 AM
Valley Medical Center Resource Fair
Valley Medical Center-1st Floor
400 South 43rd St Renton, 98055

 


Marketing and Development

 

AUG 1
9 AM
SASH Coffee and Networking – Tacoma
La Quinta Inn Tacoma - Ports of Call Restaurant
1425 E 27th St, Tacoma, 98421

 


 

AUG 3
9 AM
SASH – Snohomish County
Best Western Cascadia Inn
2800 Pacific Ave, Everett, 98201

 


 

AUG 14
9 AM
SASH Coffee and Networking – Eastside Bellevue
Crossroads Shopping Ctr ( Community Rm)
15600 NE 8th St Bellevue, 98007

 


 

AUG 17
ALL DAY
Hospice of the Northwest Annual Grief and Loss Summit ~ Pendulum of Hope
Skagit Transit Station
105 E Kincaid St Mt Vernon, 98273

 


 

AUG 17
9 AM
SASH Coffee and Networking – North King
Shoreline City Hall - 3rd Fl Conference Rm
17500 Midvale Ave N Shoreline, 98133

 


 

AUG 22
3 PM
See the Expansion at Quail Park of Lynnwood!
Quail Park of Lynnwood
4015 164th St SW Lynnwood, 98087

 


 

AUG 24
9 AM
SASH Coffee and Networking – Federal Way
Marlene's Market & Deli
2565 S Gateway Center Plaza Federal Way, 98003

 


On The Move

 

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Additional Resources


There are so many resources included in Retirement Connection, that often a few may slip past you and may not be noticed. Did you know that the guide also includes:

Transportation and Hospitals

 


Nuggets of Knowledge

 

"Just because people don’t work traditional hours; Doesn’t mean they don’t work hard hours." — Amy Schmidt

Sometimes our work schedules are dictated to us by the type of work, coordination with co-workers, or customer needs. Today's workplace is different than 20 years ago before smartphones, when television went off the air at midnight, and most stores were closed by 8pm. We live in a 24/7 world. With 4 generations in the workplace today, be mindful of the changing times- If the job is getting done well and on deadline- then good job. Thank your team!

~ Amy Schmidt
Retirement Connection
503-505-5865
amy@retirementconnection.com

 

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