To address the need for estate planning education, University of Idaho Extension partnered with community organizations, local attorneys, and health care professionals to conduct unbiased, low-cost seminars that teach important legal end-of-life concepts and skills. Using the award-winning Legally Secure Your Financial Future: Organize, Communicate, Prepare (LSYFF) curriculum, 19 seminars were offered to nearly 1,600 participants throughout Idaho. Instructors guided seminar participants through an evaluation of their important documents and legal decisions, taught estate planning concepts, motivated attendees to communicate legal end-of-life wishes, and provided references for self-help or professional assistance.
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Hansen, L., Healy, B., Richel, K., & Bischoff, M. (2012). Educating Idahoans to Make Their Own Estate Planning Decisions. The Journal of Extension, 50(5), Article 27. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.50.05.27