A program to help feelings of sadness in 55+

  • An evidence-based program for people 55+
  • Aims to help detect depressive symptoms and reduce the severity of these symptoms
  • Oneida County residents over age 55
  • No fees to participate

Do you feel?

  • Down or blue
  • Prolonged sadness
  • A loss or lack of interest
  • Decreased energy
  • Changes in sleep or appetite
  • Feelings of worthlessness or helplessness
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Anxiety

Contact Us

To reach Stephanie Malagese, Healthy IDEAS Coordinator:

Copper City Community Connection
305 E. Locust St.
Rome, NY 13440

Phone: (315) 337-8230


Funded by the Oneida County Office for Aging and the Western and Central NY Health Foundation

I have seen big changes with clients participating in the program including increased mobility.

Case Manager

With the knowledge I have now, I am better able to manage my health.


I understand how my activity affects my mood now. When I feel sad I go for a walk or go out to the grocery store and I just feel better.


Copper City Community Connection