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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: February, 2018
Feb 24, 2018

Did you know that Veterans and their survivors who are eligible for a VA pension could potentially qualify for an additional allowance called aid attendance? In continuing our goal to help 1,111 Veterans and their families this year, attorney Mark Wight breaks down the medical requirements for the VA Aid & Attendance Benefit.

Feb 17, 2018

Lindsay Meloy of the Greater Idaho Alzheimer’s Association joins us to discuss community events happening in the coming weeks to bring Alzheimer's issues to light. If this terrible disease has impacted you, personally or indirectly, this episode will provide you with resources to take action for change at a local and legislative level.

Feb 10, 2018

Aging tends to bring on many complications. Illness, disability, and a multitude of medications can become overwhelming for many seniors. Dr. Chad Boult, Geriatrician Medical Director at Saint Alphonsus, joins us to discuss how a geriatric or palliative care team can provide an extra layer of support for patients navigating the complexities of their medical care.

Feb 3, 2018

As the 7th Annual Family Caregivers Conference approaches, Anne Tumlinson of Daughterhood joins us to discuss the importance of bringing family caregivers together. With over two decades working on improving how America cares for its frailest, most vulnerable older adults, Anne shares some of the challenges and universal truths that many caregivers experience. Ms. Tumlinson will be a guest speaker at the Family Caregivers Conference on February 17, 2018.

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