76 страниц. 2010 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing The background concepts and happenings are given an impetus on this investigation to work the research problems. Older adults are increasing in number because people are indeed living longer, not only because lifestyle have changed but also because of technological advances in all areas of society. Older individual must continue to learn in order to pursue opportunities that help them reach their fullest potential. Wellness is an integrated method of functioning, which is oriented toward maximizing the potential of which the individual is capable, within the environment where he is functioning. It is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a higher level of well being. These choices are influenced by the individual''s self-concept, culture and environment, The wellness process can be pursued to prevent illness, to assist in rehabilitation, to enhance the quality of life, to maximize one''s potential (Kozier, Erb and Olivieri, 1992).