Welcome to our Healthy Living Resource page!  The resources listed below are listed for your convenience and easy access.  Some of the resources included on this page have been referenced in different posts on the “In The Know” blog page here on our website as part of our Healthy Living ministry.  If you have questions about any of these resources, please feel free to contact our Health Ministry Team at St. Timothy’s by email at or by clicking the link and filling out a short The Know Contact Form.

Light in a messenger’s eyes brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones.

Proverbs 15:30

Educational Disclaimer

The information provided is for the purpose of education and resource only and should not be taken as advice and is not a substitute for professional advice. Any links enclosed are for the sole purpose of reliable research and are in no way a reflection of products or companies endorsed by St. Timothy Lutheran Church. We have no disclosures and any information provided is accurate and true to the best of our knowledge. Although we are professionals we reserve the right to change the focus or content of this blog or how we manage or run this blog at any time.

—Health Ministry Team

Just click on the topic title or + sign to expand the resource list under each topic. 

Mental Health - Emotional and Spiritual Wellness

Mental Health

Getting Help 

Quick Reference Info – Help Nearby –  View / Print

Anxiety / Depression

Article / flyer –  About Anxiety – Myths and Facts – Read / View

Article / Flyer – Shining a Light on Depression – Read/ View

Center of Disease Control – Covid related stress management.

Dept. Human Services Free options – Call4Calm 

Text “talk” to 552020 for English, Text “hablar” to 552020 for Spanish

Text “unemployment” to 552020

Text “food” to 552020

Text “shelter” to 552020

Physical Health - Diabetes and Heart Health


The Mayo Clinic –

American Diabetes Association –


Healthy Living 5 Worst Foods for Longevity –

Healthy Recipes –


National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute – We Can!

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute – Recipes

Physical Health - Fit4Life, Exercise, Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition: 

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

American Society for Nutrition

The CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical activity and Obesity

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture My Plate

U.S. Department of Agriculture Team Nutrition

 U.S Department of Health and Human Services- My Health Finder

National Institute on Aging: Healthy Eating Resources



Five Day – Stretch and Exercises:

The following program(s) are provided by NIU Interns working with St. Timothy in response to our Lead A Healthy Life survey.

Day 1 – Chest and Shoulders Stretches & Exercises PDF with YouTube Video included.   Day 1 – Chest and Shoulders

Day 2 – Arm Stretches & Exercises PDF with YouTube Videos included –  Day 2 – Arms

Day 3 – Back Stretches & Exercises PDF with YouTube Videos included –  Day 3 – Back

Day 4 – CORE Stretches & Exercises PDF with YouTube Videos included – Day 4 – CORE

Day 5 – Leg Stretches & Exercises PDF with YouTube Videos included –  Day 5 – Leg


Fit 4 Life:

5 Best Core Exercises for Beginners:

Senior Yoga:

– LAHL Upper Body Workouts:

– LAHL Lower Body Workouts:

– LAHL Abs and Core Workouts:

– LAHL Full Body Workouts:

– LAHL Older Adults Strength Training:


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