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Monthly Marketing Update
- March 2021

It is hard to believe it is March already, and that means that all of us have been through a full year of quarantine. That’s a lot. A lot of emotions, sacrifice, distant learning, mask-wearing, isolation, and so much more. But it has also been a time to see so much kindness, sharing, and resilience-thank you to all the helpers out there.

This past week our team moved out of the office we shared for the past 5 years and into a new space. It was emotional for me to take a few moments to reflect on everything that we have been through in those years: company growth, a global pandemic, cancer diagnosis, death of a team member and friend, moves, new relationships, kids going to new schools, and so much more. It reminds me that the only thing constant is CHANGE. My team and I continue to pedal like crazy, but I feel confident that we are going in the right direction, and we have each other.

The new Southern Oregon guide will hit the streets May 3rd! There are only two weeks remaining to reserve your ad space in the upcoming guide. Please reach out to our team if you or someone you know would be a good fit for the guide. I am forever grateful to have the opportunity to work with you, and your company… now and even more so in the future.


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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MAR 18
9 AM
Southern Oregon Networking And Resource (S.O.N.A.R.)
**This month’s meeting is being replaced with our Sponsor Breakfast and we invite all SONAR attendees to join us regardless if you are a sponsor or not.**

Virtual Retirement Connection Sponsor Breakfast
Agenda- Social Media Advertising
Online Zoom Meeting-

Save the date for the next SONAR Meeting
April 22nd, 9am



MAR 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 12
Alzheimer’s Association Memories in the Making Art Auction & Gala
Please go to to register


MAR 18
9 am
Virtual Retirement Connection Sponsor Breakfast
Agenda- Social Media Advertising
Online Zoom Meeting-


Care Availability

Comparing January data vs February

-Users- 160% increase from 1,355 to 3,515 users
-New users- 202% increase from 1,026 to 3,101 new users
-Searches- 6.5% increase in search volume
-Profile visits- 97.5% increase in Profiles clicked from 320(Jan) to 632(Feb)
-Contact forms submitted- 133% increase in contact forms submitted


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.


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:

Real Estate and Vision Resources & Services


Nuggets of Knowledge


"The right direction in life is determined by choice, not chance. If you are going to pedal like crazy, make sure you are going in the right direction! ”- Tom Ziglar

We can’t always anticipate what’s around every corner, but there are often signs telling us of things that will get in the way of our success.
Pay attention to the signs and reroute, even if on a road less traveled.
-Jill Bilka

Amy Schmidt
Retirement Connection


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