Have you been feeling sad, depressed, or “down in the dumps”? Depression is a very common medical illness among older adults – but it’s NOT a normal part of aging. Help and treatment are available. The Council on Aging is participating in the Healthy IDEAS program in Chatham County. Healthy IDEAS makes sure that older adults get the support they need. Trained staff are here to help you find the right treatment, provide support and guidance, and help you find ways to feel better.