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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: May, 2019
May 30, 2019

Mark Wight and Dominic Lovotti explain the ins and outs of guardianships and conservatorships.

 

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May 30, 2019

For our 200th episode (Wow!) we welcome Dominic Lovotti, our new team member at Idaho Estate Planning.

Today, Dominic discusses with Mark Wight the "whats," "whens," and "whys" of the probate process and how an attorney can help you avoid probate or, when it's unavoidable, navigate the probate process successfully. 

May 21, 2019

Eric Collett and Randy

May 17, 2019

Brandie Kramer, Senior Care Program Specialist for St. Alphonsus Hospital, joins Mark today to discuss the upcoming "Health and Aging Expo" hosted by the Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center.

The "Health and Aging Expo" is on Saturday, June 1st, from 8 am to noon in the McCleary Auditorium. There will be over 40 vendors, all there to be a resource to help you age in place healthily. Classes are free and will include education on heart health and fall prevention. 

There's no default setting to aging in place. You have to have a plan and you have to be educated about what to plan for. All of the vendors that will be there are there to help you age in place well. 

 

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

1055 N Curtis Road, 

Boise, ID 83706

Come as you like and go as you please. 

May 2, 2019

In this week’s episode, Mark Wight helps us navigate the complicated relationship between gifting and taxes. Leaning on his years of experience, Mark advises us on what to do and what NOT to do when it comes to gifting and avoiding the extra taxes that can come with gifting.

May 2, 2019

In the past, parents have been advised to disinherit their children with specials needs so those children could continue to qualify for Medicaid. Well, Mark has news for you; there’s a trust out there to fit your needs! Don’t listen to the advice to cut off your child from their inheritance.  Listen to Mark explain how we can provide a special trust for your loved ones with special needs in this episode.

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