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Transitions in Aging

Successful Aging

Six-Dimensional Model of Wellness: Intellectual

graphic of six-dimensional model of wellness highlighting the intellectual wellness area

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Notes and References

The second part to the model is intellectual well-being. Over time, we can be intellectually well by exercising our minds and participating in creative activities.1


  1. Hettler, B. (1976). National Wellness Institute: The Six Dimensions of Wellness Model. Retrieved from