“BROOKDALE NATIONAL GROUP RESPITE” PROGRAM
Endowed by the Schwartz family.
New York, NY, USA.
The goal of the "Brookdale National Group Respite” Program is to:
- Offer opportunities for persons with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia to engage in a program of meaningful social and recreational activities in a secure and supportive setting in order to maximize their cognitive and social abilities
- Provide relief and support to family members and other primary caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.
In addition to providing group respite, relief and support to caregivers, the "Brookdale National Group Respite” Program also supports the development of programs for people with Early Memory Loss. (EML)
The "Brookdale Foundation" also administers:
-The "Relatives as Parents" Program which awards grants for the creation of programs for grandparents and other relatives who care for children with no parents
-The "National Fellowship" Program which trains individuals to become leaders in the field of aging, gerontology, geriatrics.