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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: January, 2017
Jan 20, 2017

It's important to be aware of the caregivers among us, which is why the Center for the Study of Aging at BSU is presenting the 6th annual Family Caregiver Conference. In this episode, Mark is joined by Dr. Sarah Toevs from the Center for the Study of Aging. They discuss the upcoming conference as well as some common struggles for caregivers, especially women. 

Jan 20, 2017

Janine Sawaya, administrator at MorningStar Senior Living, visits Senior Matters Radio to discuss isolation among seniors. Assisted living helps seniors address some the common issues they experience living alone—beyond just their physical health. Many times, individuals who move to assisted living improve health-wise because of these benefits. From regular meals and activities, to socialization with staff and new friends, residents enjoy things they may not realize they're even missing.

Jan 20, 2017

In this episode of Senior Matters Radio, Mark is joined by Catherine Owens, author, speaker, and consultant. Catherine and Mark discuss resources available from Alzheimer's Idaho to support those living with Alzheimer's and their families. This includes the Sweet Magnolias, a support group for caregivers.

Mark and Catherine also talk about the upcoming bowling fundraiser for Alzheimer's Idaho.

Jan 1, 2017

There are steps you can take to protect the things that you’ve worked hard to acquire from creditors and predators, but you must first understand the risks to create strategies that will meet those challenges. On this episode, Mark Wight of Idaho Estate Planning discusses ways you can protect your assets in 2017.

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