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Explanation of the significance of addressing spirituality with the elderly. One’s spiritual beliefs is not regulated whether they attend church on Saturday or Sunday service or to a specific set of believers within a community. Based on the definition found spirituality is the quality that involves deep feelings and beliefs of a religious nature, rather than the physical parts of life. Often times our concerns center around loss of a spouse, you question your own self about your worth. Although it is impossible for one’s spirituality to be revealed in one assessment period, it is crucial to introduce the importance of spirituality early and how it will contribute to the therapeutic process (Snodgrass, 2009). Identify a spiritually based intervention for this population. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is one of the mot well rounded therapies suggested for elderly. Many times older adults present with a series of complicated concerns that require therapy one could be

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