MWV Newsletter December 2020

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Mid-Willamette Valley
Monthly Marketing Update
– December 2020


I hope everyone had a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Each year I focus on being Thankful for the “things that happen for us, not to us”. Although 2020 is the year that keeps on giving… I am so grateful for the increased time it has given my family to spend with each other. I am thankful for the innovative ways my team has adjusted to serve our sponsors and connect with hospitals more.  And I am thankful for the hundreds of senior providers that my career allows me to engage within our community every day.

In the month of December, we are starting a new Zoom call to increase collaboration between providers and the Hospital Case Management departments. We had been doing this for one hospital system over the past year; and after seeing the reduction in readmissions and better outcomes, we have expanded it. The agenda is set by hospital staff, and our team merely moderates the call. This page has more details and the call link is listed below under marketing events
By now hopefully, you have included Retirement Connection and/or in your 2021 budget. We are one of the best ways to reach seniors, their families, and your referral sources with digital, print, social media, and networking all pulled together. Let me know if you need any additional information or ad rates, our team wants to work more with you next year. Reminder, this is the last week to take advantage of the 10% early bird discount! You only need to reserve your space at this time, payment and ad copy will occur mid 2021.

Network Meetings – Salem/ Albany/ Corvallis

9 AM
Senior Service Network (SSN-Linn/Benton)
Speaker: Retirement Connection & YOU
Topic: It’s Your Meeting- What Do You Wish For In 2021?
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10 AM
Transitions of Care Monthly Meeting with Samaritan Case Management
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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


9 AM
Salem Senior Lifestyles
Meeting Link-


DEC 16
9 AM
SSN – Salem
*This month’s meeting is one week early due to holiday.*
Online Meeting
Topic: It’s Your Meeting- What Do You Wish For In 2021?
Speaker: Retirement Connection & YOU
Sponsor Highlight: Avamere Court at Keizer
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Upcoming Hospital Case Manager Fairs

All 2020 CEU Events have been postponed until 2021. Please check our CEU Page for updates.


Marketing Update

DEC 15
Weatherly Inn Presents:
Christmas Concert by Chris Anderson

Weatherly Inn Tacoma Facebook Page

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:

Financial Services and Hospitals


Nuggets of Knowledge

“Do not judge others by your own standards, for everyone is making their way home, the way they know best.”
– Leon Brown
I have a secret… this Thanksgiving I went to Hawaii with my family for vacation. I was afraid to post a single photo on social media because of the judgement of others for traveling during COVID. We did everything possible to be safe for ourselves and others. Quarantined, tested before leaving, direct flights, masks and face shields, testing after arrival, all activities were outdoors with my family only, testing upon return, and quarantine now. For those that sit in judgement…I get it; my family is managing stage 4 cancer and have rescheduled this trip 3 times since diagnosis due to the pandemic. Remember when judging others… we never know the choices another person is making and what they are weighing.~ Amy Schmidt
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