Author Archives: Kathleen Clohessy (Blog Writer, SevenPonds)

Monday Hearts for Madalene

Page Hodel creates beautiful hearts as a tribute to enduring love

It’s an honor for SevenPonds to share with our readers the story of the Monday Hearts for Madalene project, a true account of the power of enduring love.The project began in 2005, when Page Hodel first met Madalene Rodriguez and … Continue reading

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The Endless Waiting of End Stage Renal Disease

Thousands of people are living on borrowed time awaiting a kidney transplant

End stage renal disease is the medical term for kidney failure, a condition that happens when the kidneys are no longer able to filter excess fluid and waste products from the blood. Untreated kidney failure is uniformly fatal. Other than … Continue reading

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Can Human-Centered Sound Design Transform Hospitals?

Electronic musician and sound alchemist Yoko Sen wants to do just that

Today SevenPonds speaks with Yoko K. Sen, the founder of Sen Sound, a Washington, D.C.-based startup that’s working to transform the experience of hospitalized patients and their families through sound. Ms. Sen is a renowned electronic musician and sound alchemist … Continue reading

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“Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.”

- Mother Teresa
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Monday Hearts for Madalene

Page Hodel creates beautiful hearts as a tribute to enduring love

It’s an honor for SevenPonds to share with our readers the story of the Monday Hearts for Madalene project, a true account of the power of enduring love.The project began in 2005, when Page Hodel first met Madalene Rodriguez and … Continue reading

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Dying Pet Owners Get Help from Pet Peace of Mind

A nonprofit partners with hospices to help dying people care for their pets

There’s very little that’s as heartbreaking as knowing a dying person is about to lose their beloved pets. Yet this very often happens when a person becomes too ill to care for their animals and there is no one around … Continue reading

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