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Monthly Marketing Update
- February 2021

During COVID times, my team and I have had to shift how we market and “sell”, as I am sure you have. We are not able to meet in person and everyone has some zoom fatigue. We are working harder to get the same results, and the only upside is less drive time. It has made me wonder- Is it actually more difficult or just unfamiliar? To that end, we are embracing new marketing ideas to help our sponsors’ visibility. This month Retirement Connection and are adding social media and google advertising to our efforts.

We have always relied heavily on word of mouth and organic search results, but with more families and providers working remote and relying so heavily on computer connection, we felt this was the perfect time to explore these options. has been embraced by the Samaritan Hospital system, but we want to see a jump in family users searching for care and housing. We also want to promote the great providers from Retirement Connection. Social Media is NOT my forte, so I have hired a local company, Greatness Digital, to help us achieve our goals- their team will join us on our next Sponsor Breakfast call on March 18th, save the date!


Network Meetings


Please continue to check our website for meeting and event updates! We are updating our website multiple times a day trying to help notify our contacts of cancellations and rescheduled meetings.

10 AM
Transitions of Care Monthly Meeting Southern Oregon
Online Meeting
The goal of this meeting is to improve communication between case management and community providers, especially related to readmissions and start of care following a hospital visit.
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Feb 18
9 AM
Southern Oregon Networking And Resource (S.O.N.A.R.)
Online Meeting
Speaker: Karri Gulbransen, Blissful Herb
Topic: Cannabis as Medicine
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FEB 25
9:30 AM
Douglas County Senior Resource Coalition
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Upcoming Hospital Case Manager Fairs


All CEU Events have been postponed. Please check our CEU Page for updates.


Marketing Update


MAR 18
9 am
Save the Date!
Virtual Retirement Connection Sponsor Breakfast
Agenda- Social Media Advertising
Online Zoom Meeting
Please note that the sponsor breakfast will take the place of the March SONAR meeting.


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:

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Nuggets of Knowledge


"You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.”- Paul Coelho

I had hoped to swim out of the 2020 funk like an Olympic swimmer when the calendar flipped to a new year, but I may need to just “tread water”. This is still better than drowning! We need to give ourselves and others a bit of grace, and take pride in the times we just tread water- it is better than the alternative. As Dory in Finding Nemo tells us… Just keep swimming!

~ Amy Schmidt
Retirement Connection


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