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Your explanation of the significance of addressing spirituality with the elderly. According to Sokolec, J. (2016), spirituality is a means of comfort and strength to the elderly population. From a personal perspective, spirituality in not only means of comfort and strength to the elderly, but also how they identify themselves or how they have defined themselves as well as their life and lifestyle. Although some elderly discontinues their belief due to their current circumstance, Sokolec, J. (2016), for others, it is how they find peace and provides a sense of hope during their stage of life. For example, elderly Christians beliefs are although their physical bodies are failing and dying, their spirits well rest for a while and become new in the “afterlife”. Identify a spiritually based intervention for this population. Due to the life span of the elderly population increasing, multiple interventions are needed for working with them (Holosko, M.J. et al., 2013). An a spiritually based

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