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75-5902. Definitions. As used in this act, unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the following terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:

(a) "Department" means the Kansas department for aging and disability services created by K.S.A. 75-5903, and amendments thereto.

(b) "Secretary" means the secretary for aging and disability services.

(c) "Council" means the advisory council on aging created by K.S.A. 75-5911, and amendments thereto.

(d) "Aged" or "senior citizen" means a person 60 years of age or older.

(e) "Services" means those services designed to provide assistance to the aged such as nutritional programs, facilities improvement, transportation services, senior volunteer programs, supplementary health services, programs for leisure-time activities, housing and employment counseling, other informational, referral and counseling programs to aid the aged in availing themselves of existing public or private services or other similar social services intended to aid the senior citizen in attaining and maintaining self-sufficiency, personal well-being, dignity and maximum participation in community life.

History: L. 1977, ch. 288, § 2; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 381; July 1.


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