• Alive Pediatric Team Connects  with the Community

    Alive News, Our Care

    Alive Pediatric Team Connects with the Community

    Families with young children in hospice care have special needs. Each situation and child are unique.

  • Patient Stories

    Our Care, Stories of Alive

    Patient Stories

    With the support of community members like you, we are able to provide extraordinary services to our patients and their loved ones.

  • Middle Tennessee’s Only Nonprofit Hospice Continues Expansion and Community Reinvestment

    Alive News, Our Care, Special Events

    Middle Tennessee’s Only Nonprofit Hospice Continues Expansion and Community Reinvestment

    New Franklin Office Grand Opening February 20

  • Bluebird in the Boro Returns to Support Alive

    Alive News, Special Events

    Bluebird in the Boro Returns to Support Alive

    Benefit Concert Series Features Tim James, Dylan Altman, Brice Long, James Slater, and Mor

  • Quilting for a Cause

    Volunteer Services

    Quilting for a Cause

    Thank you to the talented Lakeshore Quilting Guild in Hendersonville! Their members donated 41 gorgeous handmade quilts to us to use with patients.

  • Chaplains: The Soul of the Hospice Team

    Our Care

    Chaplains: The Soul of the Hospice Team

    Chaplains play a very special role in the hospice interdisciplinary team, helping patients and their loved ones with spiritual and emotional concerns. At Alive Hospice we have a team of eight. Their calling is to provide spiritual comfort and healing at the end of life to all who need it.

  • Art Galleries Bring Comfort, Support Alive Programs

    Special Events, Support for Alive

    Art Galleries Bring Comfort, Support Alive Programs

    In 1860, Florence Nightingale wrote about the importance of art for comfort and healing in her Notes on Nursing. “Variety of form and brilliancy of color in the objects presented to patients are actual means of recovery.”

  • Not Every Hospice is Alive Hospice

    Alive News, Recognition

    Not Every Hospice is Alive Hospice

    We constantly strive to raise the bar with our work. We are proud of the recognition Alive and its employees have received from industry watchers.

  • Patient Stories

    Our Care, Stories of Alive

    Patient Stories

    With the support of community members like you, we are able to provide extraordinary services to our patients and their loved ones.

  • Murfreesboro Residence in Demand

    Alive News, Our Care

    Murfreesboro Residence in Demand

    Ever since the The Residence at Alive Hospice – Murfreesboro opened its doors last June, the community has been asking for more. Its ten beds have been filled from day two. 

  • Tennessee Titans Center Ben Jones Supports Grief Services for Kids

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events, Support for Alive

    Tennessee Titans Center Ben Jones Supports Grief Services for Kids

    Alive was honored to become a beneficiary of the second annual Ben Jones Clay Shoot this spring. Hosted by Tennessee Titans Center Ben Jones and his wife, Alex, the outdoor sporting event supports local nonprofits that enrich the lives of youth.

  • Rituals Help Kids Heal at Grief Camp

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events

    Rituals Help Kids Heal at Grief Camp

    Each summer, Alive hosts grief camps for kids and a teen retreat to help our youngest community members recover from loss. The camps give kids a safe place to bond with each other while grieving the death of someone important in their lives. 

  • A Little Help Overcoming Grief 

    Alive Grief Support

    A Little Help Overcoming Grief 

    Grief can be overwhelming, befuddling, and confounding. All of us will experience the force of this emotional tidal wave at some point in our lives. But none of us has to face it alone.

  • Nurturing the Future of End-of-Life Care

    Alive Institute, Alive News, Our Care

    Nurturing the Future of End-of-Life Care

    One of the things that makes Alive so special is that we are a nonprofit. The highest quality medical care is just the start of what we offer.

  • New Hires and Promotions

    Alive News, Recognition

    New Hires and Promotions

    We would like to welcome aboard our new hires and congratulate those who have received promotions here at Alive.

  • Q&A with Death Doula Heidi O’Neil

    Volunteer Services

    Q&A with Death Doula Heidi O’Neil

    Death doulas are specially trained volunteers who provide support and comfort in the final days and hours of a person’s life. They help patients and their loved ones simply by being present in a vigil at the bedside when the dying person has started to transition.

  • The Alive Institute Conducts Minority Focus Groups to Improve Access to Care

    Alive Institute, Alive News

    The Alive Institute Conducts Minority Focus Groups to Improve Access to Care

    National studies continue to find that minority groups are not taking equal advantage of the Medicare hospice benefit.

  • Is Dying on Your Bucket List?

    Alive Institute, Special Events

    Is Dying on Your Bucket List?

    For the past several years, the Alive Institute’s annual symposium has served as a unique gathering for community members from all walks of life.

  • Labor of Love

    Our Care, Stories of Alive

    Labor of Love

    There are approximately 43.5 million caregivers in the U.S. They provided an estimated $470 billion worth of care in 2013, nearly the same amount that the world’s largest company, Wal-Mart, made in sales that same year. The value of this unpaid care exceeded paid home care and total Medicaid spending.* 

  • Your life’s work can leave a lasting legacy through planned giving

    Support for Alive

    Your life’s work can leave a lasting legacy through planned giving

    Have you ever asked yourself, “What is the purpose of life?” What will endure from the hard work, failures and successes, good decisions and good fortune you have created throughout your life? Do you hope that this world, even if only the small part of the world you reside, is a better place because you lived?

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We rely on charitable donations to fund indigent care, those without insurance coverage, our Institute education and outreach programs, and our comprehensive bereavement support program.

Contact Us

  • 1718 Patterson Street
  • Nashville, TN 37203
  • Phone: 615-327-1085
  • Toll Free: 800-327-1085
  • Fax: 615-321-8902
  • Referrals: 615-250-1348
  • Referral fax: 615-963-4807