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Managing Your Calendar
Job Postings
Online Contact Forms
Community News & Events
Need More Guides
Monthly Network Meetings
Marketing & Development
Nuggets of Knowledge
Quick Links
Hot Tip For Managing Your Calendar
Retirement Connection Event Calendar
Having a hard time managing
all of the events and networking opportunities you attend?  Well, there may be an easier way to populate and update your calendar using the resources already posted on Retirement Connection's website - here's how:
  1. Go to the 
  2. Click on the button for the Events Calendar at the top of that page.
  3. Once the calendar opens, on the bottom right, click the button for "Google Calendar".
  4. This will add this calendar and all supporting info to your calendar page if you use Google Calendar.  
  5. You can then also sync Google Calendar with Outlook, smart phones and other applications.  
What's so great about this? As meeting locations or topics change- your calendar is automatically updated as we receive the updated details. We also provide a web link to more information for your calendar. The networking calendar remains independent from your personal entries for quick viewing.
(you will need a FREE google email account to do this)
We are happy to assist you in setting this up - call Amy

Job Postings

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The following positions have been posted in the last month:  

(some positions are outside the PDX/Vancouver area)

- Director of Community Relations
- Resident Care Director (RN)
- Residence Sales Manager
- Wellness Director (Talent)
- Sales Manager (Camas)
- Social Services Director
- RN Consultant
- Case Manager/Progm  Supervisor
- Director of Community Relations
- Director of Resident Services
- Inside Sales Professional
- Scheduler
- RN Charge Nurse
- Senior Manager, APS
- On-Call Mental Health Consultant
- Social Services Director
- RN-Wellness Director   

Retirement Connection has  a section of our website dedicated to Job Opportunities for the NW Region?  Most postings are a professional or management level position.

Take advantage of this free exposure and post your open positions today. 
Online Contact Forms
We have customized the forms on our "Contact Us" page of Retirement Connection to make it easier for you to: Please use these when possible to help us serve you more quickly. Don't hesitate to contact us directly at any time. 
Community News 
Have an upcoming community/public event you'd like to share information on?  Click here to submit your information.  Retirement Connection is happy to post this for you at no cost in the News & Events section of our website.
View current postings:

Need More Guides?  
They are FREE

The guides are located at EVERY Senior Center, Hospital, Library and Meals-on-Wheels site. We are happy to send you as many as you need to serve the families in your community.

Feel free to add a label to the cover to highlight your business and use the guide as a giveaway.  

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Retirement Connection
PDX/Vancouver June Marketing Update


Mark your calendar for next month's Portland/Vancouver Release Party which is scheduled for July 18th from 4-7pm at Gerding Theater at the Armory in Portland.  RSVP
(this is the LAST July Release Party- because we move to an Annual publication in January)

Meghan, our Administrative Assistant, has worked diligently the past few weeks in gathering accurate listing content for the comparison grids. This content will be used - not only in the print guide, but also to assist the Case Managers at local hospitals. We will be emailing an additional requests for information next month to gather more expanded details for their hospital page on our website.


Find us on Facebook and "like" our page to receive weekly community events, articles, announcements, and event photos.

View our profile on LinkedIn to connect with other referral sources and stay up to date on upcoming professional and networking events, Long Term Care related news, and pictures from events.

But enough about us, here's the Networking Info:
In this newsletter, you will find information about: networking, CEU training, Sponsorship, and more.
Remember, at any time, you may Unsubscribe, Update Your Preferences or Forward to a Friend.
 June Networking Meetings
Meeting info available on the "Networking" page
Click here to for a printable schedule of all meetings.


June 5, 8am
Metropolitan Senior Network (MSN)
  Location: Sunset Presbyterian
  Address: 14986 NW Cornell Rd - Portland, OR
  Topic: Community Service and Your Business
June 11
, 3pm
East County Marketing Exchange (ECME)
  Location: Hawthorne Gardens
  Address: 2828 SE Taylor St - Portland, OR
  Topic: Cause Related Marketing

June 18, 3pm
Westside Referral Network (WRN)

  Location: Woodland Heights Assisted Living
9355 SW McDonald St - Tigard, OR

June 20, 3pm
Clackamas County Senior Network (CCSN)

  Location: Springridge at Charbonneau
  Address: 32200 SW French Prairie Dr - Wilsonville, OR

June 24, 3pm
Senior Provider Information Network (SPIN)
  Location: Russellville Park
  Address: 23 SE 103rd - Portland, OR
  Topic: Coordinated Care Organizations: 2013 Update


June 18, 3pm  
Senior Provider Information Network (SPIN)
Discovery Nursing & Rehab
5220 NE Hazel Dell Ave - Vancouver, WA
  Topic: Reaching for Professional Balance

June 21, 9am
Senior Service Network - Clark County
Innovative Services NW
  (check our website, as the location may change)
9414 NE Fourth Plain Rd. - Vancouver, WA
  Topic: Print & Digital Advertising Solutions"
Marketing & Development  
The following is a sneak peek at the events coming up this month, check the Professional Events page for complete details and information on other future eventsUPDATED DAILY. Visit the Contact Us page, to submit events for posting. 
Red events are coordinated by Retirement Connection  

June 6- Wear PURPLE FOR Elder Abuse Awareness!

June 5

Oregon Health Care Association Elder Abuse Awareness & Prevention Summit
Location: Holiday Inn Portland South Wilsonville
Address: 25425 SW 95th Ave - Wilsonville, OR  


June 5, 7 - 8pm
St. Andrews Spring Concert
Location: St. Andrews Chapel
Address: 7617 SE Main St - Portland, OR   


June 6, 11:30am - 1:30pm
OMCMG (Oregon Medical Case Management Group) Monthly Meeting
Location: The Oregon Medical Association, (OMA)
Address: 11740 SW 68th Pkwy #100 - Portland, OR   


June 6, 4 - 6:30pm
Pacifica Senior Living First Thursday Art Gallery Event
Location: Pacifica Senior Living
Address: 1808 SE 182nd Ave - Portland, OR   


June 11, 8:15am - 9:45am
NASW Aging Network Event
Location: Calaroga Terrace
Address: 1400 NE 2nd Ave - Portland, OR   


June 13, 9am - 4:15pm
Elder Abuse Awareness & Prevention Summit
Location: Holiday Inn Portland
Address: 25425 SW 95th Ave - Wilsonville, OR   


June 14, 8am - 4:30pm
Scott C. Armstrong Mental Health & Elderly Conference
Location: Tuality Health Education Center
Address: 334 SE 8th Ave - Hillsboro, OR   


June 20, 4 - 7pm
Glenwood Place Sky Gym Grand Opening
Location: Glenwood Place Senior Living
Address: 5500 NE 82nd Ave- Vancouver, WA     


June 21, 7:30am - 1pm or 11:30am- 5pm

Dementia 360 Conference  

Location: The Hilton  

Address: 301 West 6th St - Vancouver, WA  



July 18, 4 - 7pm
Retirement Connection PDX/Vancouver Release Party
Location: Gerding Theater at the Armory
Address: 128 NW 11th Ave - Portland, OR
Please join us in celebrating the release of the newest issue of the Portland/Vancouver Retirement Connection Guide and enjoy great wines, networking, and hors d'oeuvres.  This is an open event and all are welcome to attend so please feel free to invite your referral sources and other guests.


Community events that are open to the public: 

Portland News & Events 

Vancouver News & Events 

More events and additional details are available online
Nugget of Knowledge     



"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."
- Harry S. Truman


I don't have a commentary this month; I believe the quote speaks for itself. - Amy  

Please contact us if you need additional copies of the Guide. They are available at no cost, and are the perfect resource for health fairs, workshops and your marketing packets.
Thank you for your continued support, we are truly grateful. You are the reason we continue to grow with each edition. Let us know if you would like a media kit sent to you.

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Amy Schmidt
Retirement Connection
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