Music & Memory: Grants help Southeast Missouri Alzheimer’s patients regain their past and present

It happens to the best of us — we’re driving in the car, shopping in the grocery store or cooking dinner in the kitchen and a song comes on that stops us in our tracks, viscerally taking us back to a moment or person from our past. For the duration of the song, we relive that moment again, experiencing those feelings, associations and memories from the time in our life when that song was important. Continue reading “Music & Memory: Grants help Southeast Missouri Alzheimer’s patients regain their past and present”

New Hotel Industry Program to Offer Debt-Free College Degrees to Employees

More industries need to do this … build your future workforce.

The American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) and its foundation arm, the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), have debuted a pilot program to offer higher education pathways to the hospitality workforce at little or no cost to the employee, made possible through a partnership with Pearson. Eligible employees of 10 participating hotel companies across 1,500 properties will be able to complete a free associate degree and a low-cost bachelor’s degree. Continue reading “New Hotel Industry Program to Offer Debt-Free College Degrees to Employees”