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.
News and Updates
- Donations in the amount of $7,500 were made to Food Bank for New York City Food for Survival and Community Food Bank of New Jersey for Hurricane Sandy relief.
- Generations United for the National Center on Grandfamilies ($75,000)
- Duke University for the creation of the Brookdale-Duke Geriatrics Faculty Development Academy ($100,000)
- Doctors Without Borders, USA in support of their work in Haiti ($10,000)
- Mount Sinai School of Medicine to support the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and the National Palliative Care Research Center and the Center to Advance Palliative Care ($10,000,000)
- Naples Community Hospital to create a Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging ($2,500,000)
- Food banks, pantries, and community organizations to provide emergency services to low-income clients ($395,000)
- Prostate Cancer Foundation to sponsor a "Young Investigator Award" ($225,000)
- New York University College of Nursing to provide scholarships for students specializing in Geriatrics in the new NYU College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program ($300,000)
- Shelter for Abused Women & Children to support an Elder Abuse Response initiative. ($150,000)