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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: March, 2020
Mar 27, 2020

This week's guest on Senior Matters Radio is Dee Childers, Professional Aging Life Care Manager and owner of Life Changes Elder Care Consulting, LLC. With Mark and Scott, she discusses what elder care management is and how families can benefit from it. 

Mar 27, 2020

Dr. Louise Ye-Liew joins Mark and Scott in the studio to discuss COVID-19, the novel coronavirus on everyone's minds. Supported by her medical expertise and years of experience, she offers advice and reassurance during this stressful time. She has opened her own practice in Meridian, Idaho and is still practicing telemedicine to ensure her patients, old and new, have access to quality medical care. 

Mar 13, 2020

On Leap Day, Carly Ward and Mark Wight both discuss with Scott some of the reasons to plan for your sweetheart. In the spirit of Valentines, they look at how having any plan (rather than no plan at all) or, even better, an intentional plan in place can ensure that your sweetheart continues to be supported even after you're gone.

Mar 13, 2020

Mark and Carly take a look at some of the mistaken beliefs about elder law, with many of these ideas coming from other attorneys themselves. Get some clarity on the subject with this episode of Senior Matters Radio!

Mar 13, 2020

Mark is joined in the studio by two marines, Jesse Besonen and Travis Farber, who now work in hospice care and pay extra attention to our wonderful veterans who need their services. They discuss the importance of taking care of our veterans and some of the ways Keystone Hospice serves and honors these seniors. Check it out!

Mar 13, 2020

This week's episode focuses on awareness and planning for illnesses and disabilities that aren't obvious. Madison Moss, the Community Relations Coordinator for Idaho Estate Planning, joins Mark and Scott in the studio. She has Dysautonomia and Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, but appears healthy on the outside. They talk about how you can't always determine a disability by its visibility, and how planning can be personalized to fit anyone!

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