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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: December, 2018
Dec 31, 2018

The VA pension program, better known as the Aid & Attendance Benefit, has undergone some changes. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently released amendments to this needs-based benefit, that will impact the financial and medical aspects of eligibility. On this episode, Attorney Mark Wight breaks down what some of these changes mean for veterans and their surviving spouses.

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