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Caption: Gen. William J. Gothard (right) receives a spent shell casing as part of his 2014 retirement ceremony at Fort Jackson, S.C. Gothard says his 36 years of service left him with hearing loss and tinnitus., Credit:  Shantelle Campbell / U.S. Army
The settlement with earplug manufacturer 3M has focused attention on service-related hearing loss, one of the most common health problems among vet...

Bought by KPBS, WUSF, Texas Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KPCC and more


  • Added: Mar 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Dave McLenachen, the director of the VA's Appeals Management Office, testifies at a December Congressional hearing on wait times for veterans' benefit appeals., Credit: C-SPAN
The VA fully implemented the new law in February, hoping to clear up a backlog of appeals claims that numbers in the hundreds of thousands.

Bought by WUSF, Texas Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KRZA, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 03:52
  • Purchases: 6
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A discussion of fiduciary income taxation of trusts, trust residency and taxation in light of recent development in Supreme Court and other case law.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 12:27
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A discussion of the impact of unintended consequences of adoption language in multi-generational and dynasty trusts.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 09:57
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A sneak peek into ACTEC’s Guide for Agents Acting Under Power of Attorney, which will be released later this year. What are the duties and responsi...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 09:43
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How does sustainable and responsible investing intersect with fiduciary duty? May a trustee consider environmental, social, and governance, ESG, fa...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 08:09
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What trust and estate attorneys need to know to keep up with the advances in technology, especially in the area of digital assets is discussed by A...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 11:57
Caption: 76 year old Army veteran Robert Neilson writes notes of encouragement to fellow veterans who have contemplated suicide. He's struggled with mental health issues since he left the Army in the 1960s., Credit: Matt Bowler / KPBS
Veterans are about twice as likely as non-veterans to die by suicide. But the majority of those suicides are among veterans aged 55 or older -- who...

Bought by WUSF, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, North Country Public Radio, KRZA, and Texas Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 5
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What is probate lending and why you should consider including a spendthrift clause in a will is discussed by ACTEC Fellow Professor David Horton.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2018
  • Length: 06:57
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The rights of children to receive property from intestate estates and how to pass property effectively to children is discussed by Judge Butts and ...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 11:03
Caption: Army veteran Robert Galang participated in a clinical trial to manage the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment at the Long Beach, Cal. VA., Credit: Libby Denkmann/American Homefront
An agency pilot program aims to bypass regulations that can make it hard for veterans to get cutting-edge medical treatment.

Bought by Texas Public Radio, WUSF, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KPBS


  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 4
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Legal and practical challenges are evolving with the respect of funeral arrangements and disposition of human remains. Listen to issues that may be...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 11:09
Caption: Participants in Oxnard Family Circle's Adult Day Healthcare program get transportation to and from home on weekdays., Credit: Libby Denkmann/American Homefront
The number of veterans in the VA healthcare system who are 70 or older is expected to grow 30 percent in the next eight years.

Bought by Texas Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WUSF, KMUD, and KPBS


  • Added: Aug 21, 2018
  • Length: 03:50
  • Purchases: 5
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As the tradition of the close-knit family generation vanishes in America an epidemic of elder financial abuse is sweeping the country. ACTEC Fellow...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 09:04
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Can a change in situs have result in saved taxes? Trust situs and state statutes are discussed by ACTEC Fellows in this podcast.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:29
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Digital will, electronic will, e-will… no matter what you call it, practitioners will be confronted with this new type of will in the very near fut...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 06:28
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In the United States, the obituary article is reserved for the famous, to remember their greatest achievements and notable struggles.

  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 30:47
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Dr. Roger Kligler had been fighting prostate cancer for 14 years before he got the news: it's terminal. With no more treatment options, Roger sued ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 07:40
  • Purchases: 1
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As we approach the shortest days of the year, we take a longing look at the therapeutic aspects of daylight. One researcher found that light therap...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Looking out for you
Quick moving show dealing with four callers all with clear needs and wanting help. The show has some humor and practical tips along with helping pe...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 52:48
Caption: In eye-popping plaid pants and a pea-green jacket, Dr. Bedlack wears positivity into his office at the Duke ALS clinic., Credit: Avery Hall
ALS: a heartwrenching medical quandary for both doctors and patients. As research progresses, one local doctor takes a positive approach.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Barb's Story / The Fabulous 3 / Take Your Oxygen First / A Few Good Men

  • Added: Nov 08, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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Segment 1: Michael Morton/Getting Life Segment 2: Chris McIntyre/motorcycle adventures Segment 3: Nicole Middendorf/finance Segment 4: Angie Hal...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Erika Escalante stands in front of her home at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, Credit: Angela Johnston
Buena Vista is a diverse community, made up of seniors, families, people with disabilities. The majority of residents are low income, and Latino. P...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:08
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Segment 1: Cash Nickerson/Boomerangs Segment 2: Shaun Usher/Letters Segment 3: Dr. Jackie Campbell/MyPlan App Segment 4: Rabbi Boteach/Kosher Lust...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2015
  • Length: 54:00