Close to Home: The Residence
at Alive Hospice-Murfreesboro

Join us Thursday, May 25 at 5:30 p.m. for the Grand Opening
of our Murfreesboro Residence!


Coming soon!
We anticipate completing the Residence at Alive Hospice Murfreesboro in May and admitting our first patients in June.



1629 Williams Drive, Murfreesboro
(between Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and DCI Murfreesboro)


Features & Amenities

  • 20,000+ square feet of space dedicated to hospice care and grief support

  • Facility will eliminate long commutes to and from Nashville

  • 10 patient rooms with immediate ability to expand to 16 rooms

  • Covered entryway

  • Commercial kitchen and dining room

  • Picturesque courtyard

  • Family gathering rooms

  • Quiet space

  • Skylights (to let in plenty of natural light)

  • Expanded grief support center

  • 1,000 square feet of community space for events

  • Office space for Alive Hospice's Murfreesboro-based home care team

Architect: Earl Swensson Associates
Contractor: Turner Construction



With Grateful Acknowledgment

Alive Hospice is grateful to donors who have made a gift investment to bring The Residence at Alive Hospice – Murfreesboro to provide care, support and service to families in the region. Click here to read more

Champions for Alive Hospice

Rutherford County has asked for an Alive Hospice Residence, and pillars of the Murfreesboro community are championing this endeavor! Click here to read more

Building a Home Away from Home

One of the key tasks we’re engaged in right now is designing the space (inside and out) with an eye toward creating an environment ideally suited for terminally ill patients and their families. So how do you design a hospice facility? 
Click here to read more

History of Service in Rutherford and Surrounding Counties

Alive Hospice has been providing home hospice care for people with life-limiting illnesses and grief support services in Rutherford and surrounding counties for many years. (In fact, over 90% of Alive Hospice’s care throughout the region is in private homes.) Click here to read more

Special Help for Teens

Among the services Alive Hospice provides to the community is the Alive Teen Retreat, which takes place each October at a lush lakeside camp in Rutherford County. Click here to read more

Support is Needed Now

This facility is financially sustainable, but only if it is built without significant debt. It is our sincere hope that you share our vision and enthusiasm for bringing this Residence to life. Click here to read more

        Click here to Donate Online        


Coming Up


Butterfly Release & Grand Opening Celebration
Thursday, May 25 at 5:30 p.m. – Click here to reserve butterflies!

News & Updates

March 15, 2017:
Alive Hospice Murfreesboro opens debt free in May (Daily News Journal)

March 10, 2017:
New Alive Hospice facility in Murfreesboro to open nearly debt free (WGNS)

March 10, 2017:
Photo Gallery: Bluebird In The Boro, A Concert Series Benefiting The Residence at Alive Hospice Murfreesboro (Daily News Journal)

Nov. 10, 2016:
New Alive Hospice takes form in Gateway (Daily News Journal)

Nov. 9, 2016:
UPDATE: Alive Hospice Aims to Open Facility in Murfreesboro in June of 2017 (WGNS)

Oct. 4, 2016:
Hiking for hospice in Murfreesboro (WMOT)

Oct. 1, 2016: 
VIDEO: Hike For Hospice Community Event Raises Funding For The Residence at Alive Hospice Murfreesboro (Alive Hospice)

Sept. 30, 2016
Alive Hospice on Action Line (WGNS)

Sept. 1, 2016:
Hike for Hospice is Oct. 1 (WGNS)

Aug. 18, 2016:
Alive Hospice breaks ground on Murfreesboro facility (Daily News Journal)

Aug. 17, 2016:
UPDATE: Alive Hospice Held a Groundbreaking in Murfreesboro Wednesday (WGNS)

Aug. 17, 2016:
VIDEO: Groundbreaking for The Residence at Alive Hospice Murfreesboro (Alive Hospice)

Aug. 17, 2016:
Alive Hospice breaks ground on Murfreesboro residence (Alive Hospice)

July 27, 2016:
Alive Hospice will break ground on new facility on Aug. 17 (Alive Hospice)

June 23, 2016:
Camp Forget-Me-Not gives grieving kids place to cope (Daily News Journal)

May 25, 2016:
Hospice patient meets favorite basketball player (Daily News Journal)

June 8, 2016:
Alive Hospice Murfreesboro Advisory Committee Member Hanna Witherspoon interview on The Truman Show (WGNS Radio)

May 20, 2016:
Council approves release of Gateway property for Alive Hospice (City of Murfreesboro)

May 20, 2016:
New Hospice facility in Murfreesboro a step closer to construction (WGNS Radio)

April 20, 2016:
Alive Hospice plan approved by Murfreesboro (Daily News Journal)

Feb. 29, March 1 & March 2:
Bluebird In The Boro concert series supports the building of The Residence at Alive Hospice 
— Murfreesboro!

November 2015:
Community celebrates the forthcoming Residence at Alive Hospice — Murfreesboro See Photos

Nov. 19, 2015:
Mayor McFarland issues Alive Hospice Month proclamation See Photos  |  Read the Proclamation

November 2015:
17 Community Leaders Join Alive Hospice Murfreesboro Advisory Committee

November 2015:
Advisory Committee Forming

March 2015:
Plans to Expand Services in Rutherford and Surrounding Counties Moving Forward

Nov. 19, 2014:
Alive Hospice receives state approval for Murfreesboro’s first hospice facility


Fact Sheet


Alive Hospice Murfreesboro Advisory Committee: Lynn Lien and Warren McPherson, Co-Chairs; Leslie Akins, Rita Ash, Phil Barnett, Sydney Boerner, Lou Caputo, Gordon Ferguson, Dr. Max Moss, Kitty Murfree, Dr. Jim Nunnery, Joey Peay, Mark Pirtle, Shane Reeves, Dr. Liz Rhea, Kathy Ryan, Joyce Taylor, Don Witherspoon, Hanna Witherspoon, and Dr. John Zubkus