Info

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.
RSS Feed
Senior Matters Radio
2021
January


2020
December
October
June
May
March
February


2019
December
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2018
December
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
May
April


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: Page 6
Sep 9, 2017

Do you know what to do if you've been in an accident? Do you know what information to collect for insurance purposes? Find out details and how you can protect yourself and your family from Scott Lundgreen, partner and personal injury attorney at Johnson & Lundgreen.

Sep 6, 2017

In this episode of Senior Matters Radio, Mark is joined by Dr. Abhilash K. Desai, MD, medical director of Idaho Memory & Aging Center. Dr. Desai is a board certified geriatric psychiatrist and specializes in helping aging adults with mental illness. Learn more about depression, mental illness, and dementias in older adults by tuning in.

Aug 23, 2017

When you decide you don't want to rely on the government's default plan for your estate, we're here to help you put together your Legal LifeTM Plan. We have a variety of tools to help us customize the perfect plan for your family and your needs. Learn more about those tools in this episode.

Aug 19, 2017

Did you know that even if you don't have a formal estate plan, you still have one? This is the one the government has laid out for you, and you probably won't like it. The only way to avoid it is to take matters into your own hands and get a plan in place. 

Aug 5, 2017

Join Mark Wight as he visits with care manager Mark Fuller of The Care Management Team. Learn about why a care manager could be a great solution not only for your aging or ill loved one but for the whole family as well. A professional care manager can improve the consistency of health care while reducing stress on the patient and the family.

Jul 29, 2017

Tune in to hear Mark chat with CPA Reid Olsen, of Olsen & Company CPAs. They're covering the topic of taxes and what you need to know BEFORE tax season to make April that much easier. This includes keeping an eye on the legislature as many ideas for tax reform have been tossed around (but nothing is sticking, yet).

Jul 26, 2017

On this episode of Senior Matters Radio, Mark welcomes Justin Walker from Adalant. They cover the recent Department of Labor "fiduciary" rule and why it may be confusing a lot of people. Justin and Mark also talk about the importance of wealth preservation when it comes to the time in life where your priorities shift. 

Jul 14, 2017

Hear what Bill Poulson, Director of Client Services, and Mark have to say about the wonderful vets they meet in their day to day work planning estates. Many of these vets share amazing stories and the team at Idaho Estate Planning is eager to help them arrange their affairs.

Jul 14, 2017

Tune into this episode to hear what some vets (and surviving spouses) are missing when it comes to VA benefits. There is help available for wartime vets to pay for long-term care, it's just not well-publicized. Hear what Mark has learned as he's helped many veterans over the years receive the benefits they've earned.

Jun 17, 2017

Learn all about Mark's new book and how you can get your copy. Get Real: Planning for Life, Death, and Disability helps you understand what areas you need to plan for and how to get started.

Jun 11, 2017

In this episode, Mark talks about whether you need to do anything special with their estate plan when traveling (during the summer or ever). Find out his 6 tips!

Jun 6, 2017

It's that time of year! Tune into this episode to hear some ideas for getting things together this spring. Reviewing your documents and Legal Life Plan is something you should do every year, and spring is as good of a time as any. 

May 27, 2017

Join Mark and his guest Kimberly Clark, Executive Director of Edgewood Spring Creek Ustick. They cover the different kinds of assisted living, from senior communities to skilled nursing facilities and everything in between. Tune in to hear more!

May 16, 2017

If you're over the age of 65, there are considerations that need to be made if you're doing any planning. Listen in to hear why it's a mistake (sometimes costly) to hire an attorney who is NOT elder law trained.

May 16, 2017

This month, HAPPEN Idaho will be celebrating their Caregiver of the Year. Shayne Burr, Caregiver of the Year Chairperson, joins Mark in this episode to talk about the award and the upcoming ceremony.

May 8, 2017

Gifting - at first glance it can seem like a great way to disburse assets. However, it can lead to tricky situations for both gifters and receivers. Find out when and why gifting is a good idea, and when it's better to look at other options.

May 8, 2017

Coming May 20th to St. Alphonsus is the Health and Aging Expo. Join Mark and Brandie Kramer as they talk about the Expo - and why you should plan sooner than you think! Brandie is the Senior Care Program Specialist for St. Al's and has a lot of great resources for seniors and their families.

Apr 20, 2017

In this episode, Mark covers the more technical side of healthcare decisions – Healthcare Power of Attorney, Living Will/Advanced Directive, Physician’s Orders of Scoop of Treatment (POST) and the HIPAA information release.

Apr 20, 2017

Tune into this episode where Mark talks with Ahley Newman, a social worker and grief counselor with Harrison's Hope. They cover hospice and misconceptions about it, as well as healthcare decisions and advance care planning when it comes to the end of life.

Mar 21, 2017

Mark chats with Jackie Smith, owner of Trinity Home Care & Resource. They cover what Trinity provides, as well as information on home care options and when it's time to take that step.

Mar 21, 2017

In this episode, Mark is joined by Bonnie and Ray Kirby of Welcyon, Fitness Over 50. They talk all things wellness and fitness and how it's never too late to start taking care of yourself. Tune in for tips and ideas for feeling great, no matter your age.

Mar 3, 2017

Learn more about how Idaho Estate Planning works to educate the community with Katherine Stivers. Katherine heads up Strategic Partner Support Services in the IEP office, working with those who have education needs with the various programs, seminars, and workshops. Find out what she's been up to and how IEP demonstrates their core value of education.

Mar 3, 2017

This time of year, taxes seem to be on the brain. Listen in to this episode to hear some advice on taxes for seniors, starting with finding out if you even need to file! Mark also covers some recent scams and red flags when you are contacted by someone claiming to be the IRS and how to know for sure.

Feb 23, 2017

If you've listened to this podcast, been on our website, or read Mark's recent book, you know that to get real about your future, you need to get a team together. Who's on the team? How do you go about getting it? And how do you make them work together to get what you need? In this episode, Mark helps you get a plan in place to find the right people and get them headed in the right direction... all for YOU.

Feb 23, 2017

In this episode of Senior Matters Radio, Mark is joined by Aaron Flake, an independent Medicare advisor. They cover options for Medicare and Medicare Supplemental programs. There are so many options out there, get some helpful information here.

1 « Previous 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next » 8