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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 8.5. MELLO-GRANLUND OLDER CALIFORNIANS ACT [9000 - 9757.5]

  ( Division 8.5 repealed and added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1097, Sec. 13. )

CHAPTER 10.5. Senior Wellness Program [9650 - 9681]

  ( Chapter 10.5 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 689, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 1. General [9650 - 9654]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 689, Sec. 4. )

9650.
  

The definitions contained in this article shall govern the construction of this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 689, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

9651.
  

“Wellness” means optimizing opportunities for physical, social, and mental well-being throughout the course, in order to extend healthy life expectancy, productivity, and quality of life in older age.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 689, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

9652.
  

“Senior” means any person 60 years of age or older.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 689, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

9653.
  

“Person with a disability” means the same as the term is defined by regulations established pursuant to Section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended in 1992 (29 U.S.C. Sec. 12101 et seq.), and the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 12101 et seq.).

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 689, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

9654.
  

“Senior wellness program” means the program established pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 9660).

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 78, Sec. 15. Effective July 19, 2005.)

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