State Veterans Homes in Alaska
State of Alaska Eligibility Requirements
ELIGIBILITY FOR MEMEBERS:
Applications are available online at the Division of Alaska Pioneer Homes Website http://hss.state.ak.us/dalp, at the Pioneer Homes located in Ketchikan, Sitka, Juneau, Anchorage, Palmer or Fairbanks, or from the Division central office located in suite 757 on the 7th floor of the State Office Building in Juneau. You may also request an application be mailed to you by contacting the Division at 1-888-355-3117.
Structure & Governing Board
The governing body of the Alaska Veterans and Pioneers Home is made up of the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Social Services, the Director of the Division of Alaska Pioneer Homes and the Administrator of the Home. The Pioneer Homes Advisory Board serves in a consulting capacity and makes recommendations to the Governor on behalf of the Pioneer Homes. The Advisory Board consists of the following: five members from citizens of the state, one member who is a veteran of active service in the Armed Forces of the United States, including the Alaska National Guard or the Alaska Territorial Guard, one member who is chair of the Alaska Commission on Aging, and one member who is the chair of the Alaska Veterans Advisory Council.
Housing, meals, emergency assistance, and opportunities for recreation. As stated in the resident’s assisted living plan, staff assistance, including assistance with activities of daily living, medication administration, and health-related services. The resident may receive assistance throughout a 24-hour day, including the provision of care in a transitional or end of life setting. Dispensing medications and pharmacist consultation services are also provided.
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