Alaska Statutes.
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
Chapter 55. Alaska Pioneers' Home and Alaska Veterans' Home
Section 900. Definitions.
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AS 47.55.900. Definitions.

In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires,

(1) "department" means the Department of Health and Social Services;

(2) "home" means

(A) the Alaska Pioneers' Home; or

(B) the Alaska Veterans' Home;

(3) "physical disability or other reason" means inability of an individual to maintain a household without regular assistance in shopping, housekeeping, meal preparation, dressing, or personal hygiene because of physical or medical impairment, infirmity, or disability;

(4) "resident of the state" has the meaning given "resident" in AS 47.25.430(a);

(5) "veteran" means a person who has been discharged from the armed forces of the United States, including the Alaska National Guard or the Alaska Territorial Guard; the discharge from the armed forces must be other than dishonorable.

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