The College for Financial Planning is offering financial counselors a training program leading to the Certified Senior Advisor professional designation.[@@]

The college, in Greenwood Village, Colo., is presenting instruction in several formats to help advisors sell to individuals in the 50 to 70 age group. The program is available in the form of 3.5 days of classroom instruction, in the form of a self-study program and, beginning in August, in an online format.

Program courses will cover topics such as trends in aging, chronic illness, long term care, financial planning, estate planning and Social Security.