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Transitions in Aging

Successful Aging

Six-Dimensional Model of Wellness: Spiritual

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

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Notes and References

Spiritual well-being recognizes our search for a purpose in our lives and finding a connection to something larger than ourselves, such as religion.1


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