Taxes and Alzheimer's

Before you send your tax returns to the IRS, make sure you get the tax-savings you deserve. As a caregiver for a loved one with dementia, you may qualify for tax deductions and credits. Tax deductions The cost of Alzheimer care is high. Because caregivers pay for most care expenses out of pocket, they may be eligible for some tax deductions. Deductible caregiving costs may include: Medical care, including nursing care Transportation essential to medical care In-home care, such as physical therapy Personal care items, such as disposable briefs and special foods Nursing home care Assisted liv [...]

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