Monday, April 4, 2011
Florida Cuts Put Group Homes in Jeopardy
PALMETTO, Fla. -- Near her bed, 55-year-old Susan Rex has books and puzzles and pictures of trucks she likes.
She also has a best friend, Angie Cianfaglione, that she hangs with.
But the neatly landscaped, five-bedroom group home on 36th Avenue East in Palmetto -- where Rex has lived for 24 years and shares with nine other developmentally disabled adults -- is in danger of closing.