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Yes, I read the post. But what do you need help with? What are you asking about?
Ok. Some of the expenses may be deductible. Expenses related to your medical treatment, like transportation to and from a doctor and registered nurse visits would be deductible as medical expenses. Expenses related to housekeeping and personal care would be considered personal in nature and therefore nondeductible. If your wife has dementia, some of the expenses could be deductible as dependent care expenses.
But here's the catch. To be able to deduct those expenses you need to have taxable income. Because of your age and increased standard deduction, you would need income more than 23K, not including your social security to even have any taxable income. What's your total income for the year from other than social security sources?
Those deductions will reduce or eliminate your taxable income but not bellow 0. It means that if you have anything taken out of your social security of retirement check, you can use those deduction to eliminate your taxable income and get those withholdings back. But the deductions will not generate additional refund.
If your taxable income is already 0, which is often the case of many senior citizens in your age you will not benefit from those deductions.
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