Rhonda Hamell, Oregon

“I wanted to give you guys an A+ for your services helping me find my mom a care facility to go to after she was in the hospital for a week. This site was very helpful. Thank you!!! Becky was amazing to working with even being out of state. Greatly Appreciate her.” More

Candy Cantamessa BSN, RN, CCM, Regional Manager-IP Case Management, Samaritan Health

I wanted to share with you what I am being told by my teams, patients/families about Retirement Connection and CareAvailability.com. As you know our time in the acute care hospital is limited by the pressures of progressing patients to transition to next level of care with an average length of stay of 4.5 days. This […] More

Patrick Brodigan, Adult Behavioral Health (Marion County), Older Adult Behavioral Health Specialist

In my job as an Older Adult Behavioral Health Specialist I use resources in both the Retirement Connection print guide and web site. The information provided is important for the work I do. I love the fact that everything is laid out in a clear manner. I also refer colleagues to the Retirement Connection. Thanks […] More

Nate Colwell, Leisure Care, Sales Manager

The advertisement dollars spent towards our spot in the guide was money well spent. This company circulates these guides in hospitals, clinics, and more. We have gotten a few move-ins already since advertising here in the guide and its only the second month in circulation. We also had a small issue with our electronic ad […] More

Shellie Gehring, Patriot’s Glen, Bellevue

I have worked with Amy and her team since the inception of Retirement Connection. The professionalism and quality of the product never disappoints, in fact it gets better each year! Retirement Connection provides all of the necessary networking, contact information and events that keep Boomers, seniors, caregivers and providers “Connected” through this challenging time and […] More

Vickie Pemberton, Home Instead – Linn/Benton

Retirement Connections has been an integral part in the growth of my business. The tailored experience through CareAvailability.com has proven invaluable, enabling a broader reach in the community. I would recommend it to anyone working within the senior population. Well worth the sponsorship fees More

Karen Richter, Case Manager Providence Health & Services

I use the Retirement Connection all the time, both as a resource for myself and for our patients.  I send it out to anyone who is interested in resources in the area and send an extra copy to family members that are not local so they can review the information together.  Even when I inform […] More

Ashley Krause, Community Relations Director at Farmington Square Beaverton

I am the Community Relations Director at Farmington Square Beaverton Assisted Living and Memory Care. I often get calls from care managers or discharge planners from hospitals and rehabs. When I don’t have availability, I direct the inquirer to CareAvailability.com to help them find a community with openings. I also use it when I get […] More

Candy Sawyer RN, BSN, CCM, Regional Manager-IP Case Management

I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude for Amy Schmidt and her team at Retirement Connection.com. She is such an advocate for our processes in Case Management at Samaritan Health Services. With her team’s assistance we can coordinate monthly Care Transition meetings to better collaborate with our community partners. They can […] More

Anne Bellegia, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Congratulations on the extraordinarily well-organized and enjoyable 2019 release party. Amy Schmidt is due even greater appreciation for her tireless efforts to connect those in the aging services realm in Southern Oregon via S.O.N.A.R and for publishing such a helpful directory for older adults and their family members who are trying to navigate the complex […] More