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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, 2019
Dec 30, 2019

Life never goes from A to B. There will be detours, adjustments, and even changes in thinking. It's important to consider having a plan that can evolve with you as your life changes and progresses. It better to have a plan than no plan at all. And remember- you can always change your plan.

Dec 30, 2019

Mark talks about the wide-spread problem of scams aimed at the elderly, and what to watch for when protecting yourself and your loved ones. 

Dec 30, 2019

Nobody wants a family feud (unless it's the game show)! Oftentimes, when there is a death in the family, things bubble up from the past. Planning ahead, even beyond your lifetime, can prevent a lot of pain and stress for your loved ones. Let Mark and Carly give you advice on how to navigate difficult familial situations when it comes to estate planning and inheritance. 

Dec 30, 2019

Carly Ward joins Mark Wight to explore the many alternatives to burials. From creating keepsakes to choosing more "green" options, discover the variety of ways to best take care of your remains after you've left this life. 

Dec 30, 2019

Quite a few people seem to think that estate planning is boring, but Mark Wight believes that talking about your loved ones should be anything but boring! In this episode, Mark shares his take on what makes estate planning intriguing and important.

Dec 30, 2019

Tim Pape has been involved with the care industry for a long time and has recently joined the new Family Resource Home Care providers in the Treasure Valley. He is sharing some of his insight concerning home care and aging at home with Mark this week.

Dec 30, 2019

Justin Walker joins Mark Wight for another week and continues his focus on financial education when it comes to aging at home. How can financial planning get you the help you need to stay independent? Justin covers some of the basics and their applications to those who want to age in place. 

Dec 30, 2019

Justin Walker discusses with Mark Wight the financial side of preparing to age at home. After looking at each individual's overall financial situation, it's important to discover where their emotional connections lie and what is important to them. Learn more in this episode about how being intentional with a long-term financial plan can help maintain independence. There's no place like home!

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