There are five tests to determine whether you can claim a parent as a dependent: The person you are claiming as a dependent must be related to you. This shouldn't be a problem if you are claiming a parent (in-laws and stepparents are also allowed). Keep in mind, however, that foster parents do not count as a relative. May 16, 2014 · An Authorization Letter is a formal letter which gives the holder of the letter the authority to either grant permission for something or collect something from somewhere. An authorization letter for claiming documents are very specific and detailed formal letters including the minute details about... Apr 05, 2009 · Angela asked in Society & Culture Cultures & Groups Senior Citizens · 1 decade ago HOW TO WRITE AUTHORIZATION LETTER TO MY DAUTHER SO SHE CAN USED MY SENIOR CITIZEN ID CARD TO BUY MY MEDICINE.? Answer Save A letter from the agency identifying a hoarding situation and an estimate or receipt for the clean-up is required. Lift chair: maximum $500. Funded once in a lifetime. Not funded when the senior lives in a long-term care facility. Repairs to a lift chair may also be considered. Ten Pitfalls To Avoid With The Affidavit Of Support by Charles Wheeler In mid-July the USCIS finalized its regulations governing the affidavit of support. The new forms (I-864, I-864EZ, I-864A, and I-864W) are now required to be used in all family-based immigrant visa cases, as well as some employment-based cases.