If so, can I also claim expenses ?
My mother has dementia and she is living with me full time. My father still lives in his house and is paying me for taking care of her instead of working my regular job. Is this money business income for me? And can I claim the business portion of my home for the room where my mother lives?
If you don't mind me asking, but aren't you loosing a lot of income, your own health insurance, future retirement, etc. by taking care of someone with Alzheimer's in your house? How hold is your mother and father? How old are you? Why isn't he taking care of her in their house or paying for caregivers to come in and help? Has her doctor said she should be in assisted living or a nursing home?
At some point, her needs for care are going to exceed your ability as one person to do 24/7 care. What is the plan for then?