“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” –Albert Einstein

“Intellectual wellness reflects a commitment to lifelong learning through self-directed behavior that promotes continuous acquisition and creative application of new skills and abilities (Hettler, 1976).”  It is important to gain and maintain intellectual wellness because it expands knowledge and skills in order to live a stimulating, successful life.


  • Read a book (join our Carle Health & Fitiness Book Club)
  • Download an app or visit a site such as braingames.com
  • Do a puzzle or play a board game
  • Learn a new skill (or how to do a new exercise)

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