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Senior Matters Radio

Senior Matters Radio is a weekly show dedicated to showcasing experts in the fields that matter most to today's seniors. From insurance to financial planning, long term care to retirement, you'll get useful, actionable advice from leaders in their respective fields. Hosted by Mark Wight of Idaho Estate Planning, a member of the Idaho State Bar, the Taxation, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Idaho Bar, Wealth Counsel, and Elder Counsel. He is also a Certified Academy Attorney with the Academy of VA Pension Planners and an accredited attorney with the Veterans Administration. Mark has co-authored several manuals for attorneys in the areas of Probate Administration, Estate and Estate Tax Planning, and Asset Protection.
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Now displaying: October, 2016
Oct 29, 2016

Getting clear on what you want to accomplish for your family is the first step in estate planning. Attorney Mark Wight from Idaho Estate Planning explains how an attorney can help you reach your goals and the fees involved.

Oct 18, 2016

Mark Wight from Idaho Estate Planning covers the second part of a question asked by a fellow attorney about the legality of Medicaid planning. On this episode, Mark explains the ethics surrounding this topic and things to consider when preparing for Medicaid in a legal manner.

Oct 12, 2016

Mark Wight from Idaho Estate Planning explains the legalities involved in medicaid planning. Mark presents different scenarios to help clarify the statutes and rules surrounding managing and reporting your assets prior to completing your medicaid application.

Oct 8, 2016

A continued discussion with Eric Collett, founder of A Mind For All Seasons, about supporting and strengthening families who are caring for someone with alzheimer’s and other dementias. In this episode, Eric explains how someone suffering with these diseases experience a drastic change in the way they  perceive their environment; and the importance of caretakers learning to see the world through their loved one’s eyes in order to effectively meet their needs.  

Oct 4, 2016

An in-depth discussion about the emotional turmoil that can occur when caring for a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. In this episode we are joined by Eric Collett, the founder of A Mind For All Seasons --an organization that provides a wide range of educational opportunities for seniors and those who care for them. With over 16 years of experience surrounding this topic, Eric shares the importance of recognizing the early signs of dementia and how families can handle the challenges that come with tending to someone suffering with disease.

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