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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, 2020
Feb 10, 2020

Though not obvious at first, making your end of life decisions can be a wonderful gift for your sweetheart and loved ones. It's a thoughtful way to protect those you love even after you're gone.

In this episode, Mark goes into depth about why the hard work to make these decisions is so important. He discusses with Scott the variety of decisions that can you can make for yourself before communication is lost. Mark presents a few examples, like Terri Schiavo and experiences from his own career, to explain further the need for your end of life planning to become a priority. 

Feb 10, 2020

There is a lot in the news about the Coronavirus. It can be difficult to sift through it all. On this episode, Mark talks with an infectious disease expert about the Coronavirus and discusses what you need to know about taking care of yourself during this time. 

Feb 3, 2020

On January 1st, 2020, new federal legislation concerning Americans' retirement was enacted. It's called the "Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act," or the SECURE Act for short. In this episode, Mark Wight explains this new act and how it affects your retirement. You'll want to stay updated; don't miss this episode!

Feb 3, 2020

Jake Higgins joins Mark and Scott today to explain his specialty: making your home more accessible with ShelfGenie. This brilliant solution could help you and your loved ones go about your daily lives more easily, with less strain on your body. Give this episode a listen to hear more!

Feb 3, 2020

Carly Ward and Mark Wight explore even more estate planning fails by celebrities, including a Supreme Court Justice, on Senior Matters Radio. Check out this episode, it's sure to be a fun one!

Feb 3, 2020

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to check-in on your plans, whether they are estate plans or financial plans.

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