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.

Information

Stay updated with the latest news and information from SCSA.


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

Genetics Affect Drug Reactions in Older Adults

Increasingly, patients with Alzheimer’s, cancer, depression, chronic pain and cardiovascular disease are getting genetic testing to personalize and optimize their quality of care.

 

Money

Asset Location: Which Assets Should Seniors Hold in What Accounts?

Want to pay less in taxes next year? Follow our advice on asset location, both before and in retirement, to avoid giving more money than necessary to Uncle Sam.

Lifestyle

How to Choose an Electric Bike for Seniors

Older adults are increasingly picking an electric bicycle when they buy a new bike. The only question is: Which one?

Technology

Is It Time for Home Solar Panels?

Federal and state subsidies, plus new products and utility incentives, make this an excellent time for seniors to consider getting solar panels installed on their home’s roof.

Coffee Break

Social Security’s Trust Fund Woefully Underperforms

Every cent of your Social Security trust fund is invested in low-yielding government bonds. Is this fair?