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Sheila Casey, CSA – Durango, CO

February 12, 2014 in

Shelia Casey, CSASince 2000, the Certified Senior Advisor (CSA Program) has provided me with a comprehensive set of tools and information which I need to better serve the growing needs of our Senior population in Southwest Colorado. Serving as Director of Senior Services for the past 14 years, this credential not only enabled me to reach a high level of professionalism and credibility, but also helped me to better understand the unique challenges that face seniors today. Through information, advocacy and service,  the CSA program has given me a wealth of resources needed to help seniors maximize their potential, enhance their health and well-being, and help them age with dignity and purpose.

Andrea Houk, CSA – Des Moines, IA

February 11, 2014 in

Andrea Houk“I passed my exam and feel so much more capable and sensitive when it comes to my clients’ needs.  I don’t think anyone should be helping seniors without taking this course.  I realize that without learning the objectivity that came from reading the book, I would be making recommendations colored by my own experiences and feelings of what is best, not fully hearing the senior.”

Pati Rader, CSA – Nather, CA

February 11, 2014 in

Pati RaderThe opportunities to learn and discover about the issues seniors face can be found through various means; but the SCSA program is clearly the best I have found to cover most of the important areas in one program. In addition I have gained continued knowledge and information from the large network of professional CSAs.

Burman Clark, CSA – Narrows, VA

February 11, 2014 in

Burman Clark“The CSA designation has deepened by knowledge of senior issues more than any other class I’ve attended. I am able to understand, provide greater empathy, and appreciate my senior clients more than ever. I can also look at our Medicare practice and how it has evolved exponentially since my 2007 desgination. The CSA designation is highly recommended.”

Gay Rowan, CSA – Carlsbad, CA

February 11, 2014 in

Gay Rowan“The CSA designation is absolutely worth the time and effort required. First of all, it’s a great education. It is very comprehensive in terms of what LTC is as well as product information. If you are working with seniors, it is a very important course of study that includes information on how to talk with seniors and what their concerns are. Besides, it definitely adds to your credibility!”

Mark Lamartina – Lake St. Louis, MO

February 11, 2014 in

Mark Lamartina“Earning the designation CSA has meant a lot to my clients, prospects, and their families…This course has given me a much better perspective of the aging process, the wide range of complexities and the need for specialized goods/services for our senior clients.  It has dramatically improved my ability to assist my clients.”

Jayson Pearl, CSA – Gurnee, IL

February 11, 2014 in

Jayson Pearl“I can say that as someone who got to experience firsthand the “CSA experience” and learning, I can provide an enthusiastic recommendation for all owners. The folks at CSA treat BrightStar owners well and will definitely help owners learn the industry and about being a great resource for seniors during Pre-Opening.”

Bert Schwartz, CSA – Oakland, PA

February 11, 2014 in

Bert Schwartz“The CSA class was everything I expected and MORE! The instructors were phenomenal, extremely knowledgeable and interesting. The class was a mix of career backgrounds which I feel also helped to create a broader scope of questions and information exchange. All in all, the great experience that I know will benefit me and help me propel my business to a level that I would not be able to attain without the SCSA!”

Jeff Henson, CSA – San Antonio, TX

January 3, 2014 in

Jeff Henson“CLU, CFP, LUTCF, FLMI, ACS, ChFC, AALU, CPCU, AIAA, CSA, CASL, ChFEBC are all designations that I’ve earned during an insurance and financial services career that started in 1972. Do you want to know where I got the information that I use most, almost every day? CSA, that’s where. CSA doesn’t make a trusted advisor, CSA makes a trusted advisor better.”

Nancy Dykeman, CSA – Evergreen, CO

January 3, 2014 in

Nancy Dykeman“I really thought I had seen and heard it all! However, I sat completely involved in the class as a listener and participant, and absorbed so much new information about seniors that I hadn’t heard before.”