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My Husband had Parkinsons and was placed in a Assisted

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My Husband had Parkinsons and was placed in a Assisted Living Facility.
Is any of the costs Tax Deductible?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Robin D. replied 1 year ago.

You can include in medical expenses on the Schedule A, the cost of medical care in a nursing home, home for the aged, or similar institution, for yourself, your spouse, or your dependents.

This includes the cost of meals and lodging in the home if a principal reason for being there is to get medical care.

Because he is in the Assisted Living Facility because of his medical need you can count the full cost as long as you are not reimbursed for the cost as a medical expense.

Expert:  Robin D. replied 1 year ago.

Please let me know if you need clarification about claiming the deduction.