abbe center http://iowapublicradio.org en Budget cuts, uncertainty force residential care facility to close http://iowapublicradio.org/post/budget-cuts-uncertainty-force-residential-care-facility-close <p></p><p>One week before the <a href="http://www.abbecc.org/">Abbe Center</a>&rsquo;s scheduled closing, Brandie Anderson came to pack up a van with her mother&rsquo;s belongings, destined for the nearby Penn Center.</p><p>&ldquo;It was just nice to know she was here, I think this was the safest place for her. My mom just wasn&rsquo;t a number or a resident, she was a person here,&rdquo; Anderson said. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 09:59:00 +0000 Durrie Bouscaren 29725 at http://iowapublicradio.org Budget cuts, uncertainty force residential care facility to close