Monthly Marketing Update- Portland/ Vancouver June 2022
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Portland/ Vancouver
Monthly Marketing Update- June 2022

The past 45 days have been the most dramatic and busy of my entire life, as we learned my husband’s cancer had spread significantly. While managing my emotions surrounding our future, I am taking on some of his work tasks, because he is also my business partner. The Retirement Connection team continues to amaze me, and hopefully we have not dropped any of the plates we are currently spinning. In the past month alone, we have hosted a Kentucky Derby Sponsor Appreciation party, Tacoma Health Care Providers after hours event, Puget Sound Release Party, Southern Oregon Release Party, a Happy Hour in Roseburg, and I traveled to Washington DC to advocate for Alzheimer’s care and research. Our team continues to shift  roles to best serve you and the community. I may not be as visible at network meetings, but I assure you I am very much engaged.

Erin, Barret, Meghan, Jill, Kyle, Elizabeth, Steve, Lyman, and I (visit our "about us" page if you need a face to go with the name) are adjusting roles to make sure we remain responsive to your needs and continue to be the most comprehensive resource available in our community. As we grow and adjust, we have hired a new team member, Anthony Statham. He joins us as a content writer to increase our SEO for both and

The highlight of May for me was the Kentucky Derby appreciation event we hosted for our sponsors. Our team loved having in person connections with our sponsors and their guests. The Kentucky Derby race had an interesting turn, when the “substitute” horse with an 80-1 chance of winning, won the race and surprised us all. It was very exciting for all of us there, and I LOVED all of our photo booth pictures. Please look on our facebook to see what you may have missed or tag your friends and share.
Network Meetings

Please visit our networking page for more details.

We include a robust list of events and networking opportunities on, including landing pages for recurring network meetings.
To receive a complimentary page in the networking section, a meeting must represent the following:

  • Be specific to the senior industry
  • Be open to anyone from the senior industry to attend, and not a close network
  • Have a Regular attendance of 25+
  • Typically held in person rather than

We know there are many other valuable meetings to attend, and we encourage you to do so. We hold to these standards, in an effort to highlight larger networking opportunities, rather than just list every possible meeting in the community. If you are not seeing specific details for a meeting, it may be because the meeting does not currently meet these parameters, but may still be meeting. We will remain in contact with the organizers and hopefully list again in the future.

June 1, 8am
Metropolitan Senior Network (MSN)

June 9, 4pm
MSN After Hours Event

June 17, 9am
Senior Service Network-Clark County (SSN-Clark)

Marketing Update

Please visit our event calendar for details and more.

June 7, 11am
Transitions of Care Monthly Meeting

June 10, 11am
Memories in the Making Art Gala & Auction (MIMAA)

Hello Arizona!

We have just added new provider information for the state of Arizona to This means an additional 2,758 providers are now listed in our database of resources. This includes more than: 2,050 assisted living communities, 200 home health agencies, 170 skilled nursing facilities, and 237 hospice agencies.

On the Move
Do you know someone that has recently changed positions? Send us an update to share in the monthly newsletter, helping everyone stay connected and informed about community   
changes. We include your name, company, and photo so others in the industry can connect
with you.

Anthony Statham,
is now SEO Content Writer,
Nugget Of Knowledge
"Don't prioritize what's on your schedule, schedule your priorities.” - Stephen Covey

Time management is a myth; we don’t actually manage time and we all have the same hours in the day. I can, however, adjust my priorities to focus on what matters most. The gift of knowing you have limited time with someone or something is learning how you wish to spend that time.

Amy Schmidt
Retirement Connection



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