The Brookdale Foundation Group consists of the Brookdale Foundation, Glendale Foundation, and Ramapo Trust. All three were endowed by the Schwartz family and all share a common outlook and purpose: to enhance the quality of life of America’s elderly.
- The National Group Respite Program supports community-based efforts to develop and sustain social model group respite and early memory loss programs for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.
- The Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) promotes the creation or expansion of services for grandparents and other relatives who have taken on the responsibility of surrogate parenting.
- The Brookdale Leadership in Aging Fellowship Program encourages and supports emerging leaders in the field of aging.
Congratulationsto our National Group Respite and Relatives As Parents Program Networks We are pleased to recognize the following non-profit organizations in our Network of Programs for 20 years of quality, replicable, supportive services to older adults with dementia and grandparents and other relatives who are primary caregivers of children and their families. Each of the organizations received $5,000 as a contribution to their programs. Click here for a list of the programs.
We are pleased to announce our grants for 2016 for the National Group Respite and Relatives as Parents Programs
|First Camden United Methodist Church "The Caring Place"||Camden||AR|
|WISE & Healthy Aging||Santa Monica||CA|
|Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota||Morehead||MN|
|Nevada Senior Services||Las Vegas||NV|
|Bethel Springvale Nursing Home||Croton on Hudson||NY|
|Early Alzheimer’s Foundation New York||New York||NY|
|Syracuse Jewish Family Service||Syracuse||NY|
|Old Friends Club||Kirkland||WA|
|Kenosha Area Family & Aging Services||Kenosha||WI|
|Arkansas Voices for the Children Left Behind, Inc.||Little Rock||AR|
|Children's Home, Inc||Tampa||FL|
|Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services||Atlanta||GA|
|Petal Association for Families||Petal||MS|
|Montana State University Extension||Bozeman||MT|
|High Country Area Agency on Aging/ High Country Caregiver Foundation||Boone||NC|
|Cooperative Extension Association in the State of NY, Orange County||Middletown||NY|
|The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services||New York||NY|
|Aging in New York Fund (NYC Department for the Aging)||New York||NY|
|Children's Aid Society in Clearfield County||Clearfield||PA|
|Texas Legal Services Center||Austin||TX|
|Mission West Virginia, Inc.
Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale $40,000, a matching grant to support the addition of a full-time
Public Health Coordinator to its Harry and Jeanette
Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse
Generations United $25,000 for their sponsorship of the report being prepared: "State of Grandfamilies and the Impact of the Opioid Epidemic"
Salvation Army $25,000 to aid flood victims in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast.