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.
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.