What is Healthy IDEAS? Healthy IDEAS is an evidence-based program that integrates depression awareness, self-management of symptoms, community linkage, and leisure education into recreation therapy services provided to caregivers. WHO IS ELIGIBLE Caregivers over the age of 60. Thanks to funding provided by Older Americans Act, there is no cost to this program. Donation opportunities will be available. WE HELP YOU: Improve your quality of life and overall wellness by: Screening Caregivers for symptoms of depression. Educating Caregivers about depression and symptoms while providing tools for self-management. Linking Caregivers to primary care, mental health providers, and support groups. Empowering Caregivers to manage their depressive symptoms through leisure approach that encourages involvement in activities. Assessing Caregivers progress and goals. IS HEALTHY IDEAS RIGHT FOR YOU? Healthy IDEAS is a program designed to detect and reduce the severity of depressive symptoms in Caregivers. This program incorporates evidence-based components into the ongoing service delivery of recreation therapy within the home environment or other community location.