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.
Senior Matters Radio: Blue Cross Dual Eligible Plans and Care Coordinators
Tune in to hear Mark along with Kristen Tracy, Megan Kelly, and Sophie Loya talk about care coordination from Blue Cross of Idaho. They help patients who are dual-eligible for Medicaid and Medicare get the care and services they need in their communities.
Understanding In-Home Care with Cash Edwards
Mark is joined by Cash Edwards who gives a primer on in-home care and the difference between activities of daily living (ADLs) and home health. Tune into hear why it's important to keep this in mind as you consider aging in place for yourself or your loved one.
Solutions for Isolation and Loneliness During the Winter with Catherine Owens
Join Mark and Catherine Owens as they address something that affects senior and other every winter: isolation and loneliness. This year, these feelings are likely to be amplified as we all try to stay well and protect the vulnerable around us.
Preventing Fraud & Abuse with Officer Ed Fritz
After a hearty reception at our No Place Like Home conference, Officer Fritz is back to share more information about fraud and scam prevention among the elderly. Protect yourself and those you love with this current information.
Aging in Place: Conversations & Family Dynamics with Dee Childers
Join in our relaunch of the Senior Matters Radio podcast with our special guest Dee Childers. Dee is a Professional Aging Life Care™ Manager and the owner of Life Changes Elder Care Consulting. She works with families as they address many of the issues associated with aging, medical care, home health, and the family dynamics of making those decisions.
Preventing Elder Abuse with Raul Enriquez
You may think that elder abuse is rare in Idaho, but Raul Enriquez, of Area 3 Senior Services Agency, sets the record straight. Raul explains A3SSA and how the agency investigates allegations of elder abuse and neglect. He continues the discussion with Scott and Mark about what counts as elder abuse and how to recognize it.