tax right offs 4 taking care of elderly mom in your ? her income is only $562 per month, will not accept any gov assist ex: ssi, food stamps just mother and i she insist on helping with bills, if my income for the month allows i try to take the extras internet,cable. she is against any more help when i suggest she should recieve more money like food stamps, ssi, in home services. afraid the gov will take more money away. she actually was looking at her end of the year statement wondering out loud and asking me to check if she owed them any money. no monies saved.