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Graphic Vitamin D is important for strong bones and may contribute to overall good health. Alaskans should select foods that are high in vitamin D, such as Alaska salmon, and should talk with their health care provider about vitamin D and the risks and benefits of supplementation.

12/5/2018 8am Earthquake Update

Dear family and friends, as verification the Anchorage Pioneer Home and Alaska Veterans and Pioneers Home buildings have been inspected and are safe for occupancy. All residents continue to be well and safe.

You can find out about the latest road and infrastructure updates by following the hashtag #AlaskaEarthquake on Facebook or Twitter​, and you can visit for all Alaska DOT updates.


December 2018

77th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Let’s take time today on the anniversary of Pearl Harbor to honor our Alaska Pioneer Home residents who served in World War II.

October 2018

For seniors interested in applying for Medicare (Parts A, B, and/or D) or changing their existing plan(s), open enrollment is October 15, 2018 thru December 7, 2018 for the upcoming year. Open enrollment only happens once a year, so now is the time to take advantage!

National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

PhotoSeptember 22, the first day of fall, marks the 10th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). This year’s theme is Taking a Stand to Prevent Falls, with the focus on uniting professionals, older adults and family members to help raise awareness and prevent falls among elders. Read more...

September 2018

PhotoOn behalf of the Division of Alaska Pioneer Homes I want to thank Amanda for her leadership and vision in her time as Director of the Alaska Pioneer Homes. Director Lofgren brought innovative ideas, strategic thinking and implemented practices that will forever transform the Alaska Pioneer Home System. Her energy, devotion and caring spirit not only helped build a better organization, but touch the lives of hundreds of elders across our great state. Thank you for your devotion and the great job you have accomplished in your term as Director and wish you all the very best in your future endeavors.
Clinton Lasley – Division Director

July 2018

Record entries for the 4th of July Pie Iron Chef Challenge
The 4th of July celebration came early to the Anchorage Pioneer Home with a pie contest, warm sunny weather and music from the Alaska Button Box Gang.

photoJudging the delicious pies for the annual Iron Skillet awards was happily volunteered by Anchorage Pioneer Home Director, Amanda Lofgren, Alaska DHSS Communications Director, Katie Marquette, and Pioneer Homes Admissions Coordinator, Grace Schwedler. 
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June 2018

Father's Day Celebration BBQ and chili cook off. Stormy weather did not stop the festivities held June 15 at the Anchorage Pioneer Home inside on the 5th floor. 

Everyone was invited to wear their spurs and cowboy hats. The Main Squeeze Band provided music and entertainment.

Resident Jean Weaver won the 23rd Pioneer Home Iron Chef competition for her delicious moose chili. Read more...

April 2017

Rate Increase effective April 1, 2017

          Level I:   $2,588.00/month

          Level II:  $4,692.00/month

          Level III: $6,795.00/month

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