About Us

Group Respite

Relatives as Parents

Leadership in Aging





The Brookdale Foundation Group


Frank W. Burr Blvd

Suite 13

Teaneck, NJ










Our Mission

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.

Major Initiatives


to 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.

Recent Grants

Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida $500,000 in support of their Senior Center programs in Naples, Florida

We are pleased to announce our grants for 2016 for the National Group Respite and Relatives as Parents Programs

Respite 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
The Arc Medford OR
Old Friends Club Kirkland WA
Kenosha Area Family & Aging Services Kenosha WI

RAPP Programs

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.
Hurricane WV

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"