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Transitions in Aging

Successful Aging

Six-Dimensional Model of Wellness

graphic of six-dimensional model of wellness includes equal parts: physical, intellectual, social, spiritual, emotional, and occupational


  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Social
  • Spiritual
  • Emotional
  • Occupational

National Wellness Institute (Hettler, 1976)


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Notes and References

There are six areas in the Six-Dimensional Model of Wellness, including: physical, intellectual, social, spiritual, emotional, and occupational.1



It is important to remember that each wellness area relates to the others and together they make up our overall wellness.

References:

  1. Hettler, B. (1976). National Wellness Institute: The Six Dimensions of Wellness Model. Retrieved from http://www.nationalwellness.org/?page=Six_Dimensions