Second Half of Life Podcast

Second Half of Life Podcast

This podcast explores the many issues and topics related to elder law - the wide range of legal matters affecting people in their second half of life and individuals with disabilities. Produced by Steinbacher, Goodall and Yurchak: Your elder care and s…


The Asset Protection Trust
Aug 5 • 65 min
If you’re at or near retirement, or even if you still have a few handfuls of years to go, and you’ve built up even just a modest nest egg in preparation for your golden years, this is a podcast you’ll want to listen to. Perhaps you’ve completed basic…
Four Different Types of Powers of Attorney
Jul 22 • 13 min
Everyone needs to have a Power of Attorney, but did you know there are different types of POAs? In this brief presentation, Attorney Julie Steinbacher goes over the four different types of POAs and why each is important for anyone and everyone over age…
Living Through A Pandemic: Lessons Learned for the Second Half of Life
Jul 22 • 49 min
COVID-19 has disrupted a lot of the aspects of everyday life. So, what can you do to be prepared for unlikely events like a once-in-a-century global pandemic (aside from stocking up on essential supplies), not to mention those things far more likely to…
What’s in Your Estate Planning Toolbox?
Jul 8 • 61 min
The right estate planning tools can help you meet your goals when it comes to preserving your assets for yourself and future generations, while saving time, money, energy and stress. In this episode, Attorney Landon Hodges and Long-Term Care Planner…
If the Diagnosis is Dementia
Jun 30 • 54 min
Alzheimer’s Disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, and just one type of dementia. Don’t allow Alzheimer’s or dementia to devastate your family and finances. There are numerous resources available to help if you or a family…
How Your Business or Family Can Benefit in a Low-Interest Rate Environment
Jun 25 • 57 min
Interest rates were already pretty low at the beginning of 2020, and the COVID-19 pandemic has now pushed interest rates to record lows. How can a small business owner or individual take advantage of these interest rates? One way of doing so is a…
What’s New in Elder Law in 2020 - Part 2
Jun 17 • 71 min
Attorney Brittany Smith discusses some of the recent changes to laws affecting those in their second half of life, with a focus on policies that could affect long-term care planning and estate administration. These changes are important for all current…
Legal Planning for Individuals with Special Needs & their Families
Jun 9 • 32 min
It is important for everyone to be prepared for what tomorrow brings, but this is especially true for individuals with special needs and their families, since these individuals may not have the ability to prepare on their own. In this episode, available…
Estate Planning 101
May 26 • 57 min
Attorney Brittany Smith and Long-Term Care Planner Tammy Zilske give an overview of the basics of estate planning and give people the tools they need to make sure their estate planning is the best it can be and up-to-date with current law. Among the…
What’s New in Elder Law in 2020 - Part 1
May 8 • 68 min
Attorneys Julie Steinbacher and Landon Hodges discuss some of the recent changes to the laws affecting those in their second half of life, with a focus on policies that could affect estate and wealth protection planning. Trusts, retirement benefits, the…
A Conversation on End-of-Life Choices
Apr 27 • 52 min
In this recording of a virtual seminar presented on April 16, 2020 in conjunction with National Healthcare Decisions Day, Attorney Julie Steinbacher of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, and Dr. Alexander Nesbitt, geriatrician at UPMC Susquehanna,…
What’s in Your Pot O’ Gold? Trusts & Estate Planning
Apr 13 • 63 min
In this episode, a recording of a virtual seminar presented on April 2, 2020, Attorney Brittany Smith and Long-Term Care Planner Tammy Zilske speak about several types of estate planning documents that everyone should have, different types of trusts,…
Managing a Healthcare Crisis
Apr 1 • 33 min
A fall, stroke, dementia diagnosis or unexpected illness could create an unexpected need for rehab or nursing home care. This episode, featuring the firm’s founder Julie Steinbacher, will help you understand your options, get good care and protect your…