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From a lifespan perspective, late adulthood brings with it a set of unique challenges; transitions in social roles such as from work to retirement, the greater probability of living with multiple health problems, changes in the social network due to loss of members or relocation, and psychological adjustment to the process of aging and inevitable mortality. Interventions for older men with HIV that arc designed to decrease risky behaviors, increase treatment compliance, or address mental health issues should include a component to address spiritual well-being since it appears to be a positive factor in overall adjustment to this disease.
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