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DISCUSSION: BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL HOLISTIC APPROACH 2 Often, social workers find it challenging to deal with the elderly. The reason for this is that individuals in this population group tend to be stressful and have constant suicidal thoughts (Holosko et al., 2013). As such, engaging with them as well as make them realize the importance of life is, at times, challenging. Besides, addressing the spiritual needs of the elderly can help social workers to understand clients’ concerns better as well as identify appropriate interventions. According to Hodge et al. (2010), spirituality plays an essential role in the lives of the elderly and comprises strength in their lives. As such, addressing spirituality with the elderly is vital because it helps social workers to understand better the concerns of these clients, which can influence intervention outcomes. The author added that addressing spirituality with the elderly can enhance the recovery of the clients from their different problems. For instance, meeting

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