The Society of Certified Senior Advisors (SCSA) educates and certifies professionals who work with older adults. Whether you're looking for online self-study, virtual programs or an in-person class, there's an option for you!

Education

The Working with Older Adults education course gives aging industry professionals practical, multidisciplinary knowledge, tools, and resources to help them serve older adults more effectively.

Certification

The Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) is the leading certification for professionals serving older adults. The CSA certification validates and gives confidence to both CSA professionals and the clients they serve.

Newsletter

Stay updated with the latest news and information on important issues facing seniors, their families and the people who work with them.

CSA Stories

Real People, Real Stories, Real Inspiration

Hear from Certified Senior Advisors in a wide range of industries about their career journey, the passion they have for working with older adults, and how being a CSA is integral to their professional practices.

"What is most valuable is the breadth of the education. I learned so much about all the different areas of aging. It really makes me a more wholistic practitioner as a result of my membership."

Kelly O'Connor
Senior Living & Placement

"Being a CSA changed how I relate to people and how I'm able to vet other professionals. It means I've taken the time to study and really get to understand the transitions that seniors go through."

Angela McCants
Real Estate Professional

"I was immediately impressed with the professionalism of the organization and all those involved. I did the course and took the test and have found the organization to be so great to work with."

Chris Orestis
Insurance & Financial Professional

Latest News From the SCSA Blog

Health

What’s New to Treat Macular Degeneration

Seniors with age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, may benefit from two drugs approved this year and promising treatments in development.

Money

Is an Amazon Prime Subscription Worth the Cost?

Amazon Prime membership just keeps going up, along with the price. But is it worth the cost?

Lifestyle

When Your Parent is a Hoarder

What to do (and what not to do) if you have a parent whose house is filled to the brim.

Technology

Best Earbuds and Headphones for Seniors

Check out some favorite picks for all kinds of wireless headphones, including ones that can easily be worn with hearing aids.

Coffee Break

How to Find and Participate in Health Studies

Thousands of clinical trials are taking place at any time. They may give you access to a new drug or process that could help you or others, and/or provide payment while you help advance medical knowledge.