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SOCW 6111 Week 11 Discussion ResponsesResponse to Michael Smith You have stated that it is crucial to address spirituality with the elderly because not only does ithelp them to find peace, but also provides hope. I agree with you. According to Hodge et al.(2010), spirituality plays an essential role in the lives of the elderly and comprises strength intheir lives. As such, addressing spirituality with the elderly is vital because it helps socialworkers to understand better the concerns of these clients, which can influence interventionoutcomes. The author added that addressing spirituality with the elderly can enhance therecovery of the clients from their different problems.Reference Holosko, M. J., Skinner, J. F., Patterson, C. A., & Brisebois, K. (2013). Intervention with theelderly. In M. J. Holosko, C. N. Dulmus, & K. M. Sowers (Eds.), Social work practicewith individuals and families: Evidence-informed assessments and intervention.

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