Wednesday March 26th, 2014
At tax time, our thoughts naturally turn toward deductions. What might count as a medical expense for your ill older relative? With elders, there's a fine line between health care and personal care. Perhaps your loved one needs some help getting up from a chair. Or perhaps he or she can no longer put together a meal. These situations create safety and health risks. But medical deductions typically cover only the costs of highly skilled providers. Personal tasks such as these don’t require a registered nurse!