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.


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.


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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


What to Try Before Getting Knee Replacement Surgery

Surgery is stressful for anyone, and some older adults are unable to undergo surgical procedures. Before you get a knee replacement, try these less-invasive alternatives.



Simple Ways to Get Higher Short-Term Returns Now

Many older Americans are looking for places to put cash to work for the near term. But where can seniors find decent return for funds that need to stay relatively liquid?


Retiring to a Cruise Ship

Now that we can travel again, have you thought about living aboard a cruise ship? Plenty of seniors have embraced this option to spend their golden years on the high seas.


Tech Tools for Home and Garden Design

Many older adults have been forced to nest at home along with everyone else during the pandemic, spawning a wave of home improvement projects. App developers have responded with a variety of do-it-yourself tools.

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Wrinkle Cream - Does It Work?

Inevitably, wrinkles emerge as we age. Is there any cream that really works to smooth them, or is it all just money down the drain?