• Alive Honors Community Leaders in End-of-Life Care and Education

    Alive News, Recognition, Special Events, Support for Alive

    Alive Honors Community Leaders in End-of-Life Care and Education

    Alive, the only nonprofit provider of hospice care and end-of-life services for Middle Tennessee, is honoring Middle Tennessee community leaders for their advocacy of end-of-life care and education with Alive Heart of Hospice Awards. The inaugural awards ceremony will take place November 5.

  • Alive Appoints Kimberly Goessele as President and Chief Executive Officer

    Alive News

    Alive Appoints Kimberly Goessele as President and Chief Executive Officer

    Healthcare Veteran Skilled in Business Development and Strategy Will Lead Expansion of Nonprofit Provider’s Hospice, Grief, and Education Services to Communities throughout Middle Tennessee

  • Alive Congratulates Founders Dr. Barton and Dr. Flexner on Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame Induction

    Alive News, Recognition

    Alive Congratulates Founders Dr. Barton and Dr. Flexner on Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame Induction

    Alive, the only nonprofit provider of hospice care and end-of-life services for Middle Tennessee, congratulates founders Dr. David Barton and the late Dr. John Flexner on being inducted into the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame for their contributions as pioneers in hospice care. The ceremony will take place on October 15, 2019, at Belmont University.

  • Awards and Honors: May 2019

    Alive News, Recognition

    Awards and Honors: May 2019

    Congratulations to Anna-Gene O’Neal, Alive’s President/CEO and Alive's founders, Dr. David Barton and Dr. John Flexner!

  • Caregivers Give High Ratings to Alive’s Hospice Care

    Alive News, Recognition

    Caregivers Give High Ratings to Alive’s Hospice Care

    Alive has been named a 2019 Hospice Honors Elite recipient for the second year in a row by HEALTHCARE first, a leading provider of billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys, and advanced analytics.

  • Thank you, Preds!

    Alive News, Our Care, Support for Alive

    Thank you, Preds!

    This spring we unveiled the updated and redecorated kids space at The Residence at Alive – Nashville, complete with a visit from Gnash.

  • Awards & Honors: Spring 2019

    Alive News, Recognition

    Awards & Honors: Spring 2019

    We are proud to announce that Alive’s President/CEO Anna-Gene O’Neal received the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s inaugural Alumni Award for Innovation in Health Care.

  • Alive Opens New Office in Franklin

    Alive News, Special Events

    Alive Opens New Office in Franklin

    Alive opened a new office in Franklin in January to better serve Williamson County where it has been caring for families in their homes for more than 40 years.

  • Healing Grief with Yoga

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    Healing Grief with Yoga

    Maggie Spaulding knew her life would be changed forever after her 27-year-old son died from an accidental overdose. The shock and grief from his loss was overwhelming at times.

  • Grief in the Age of Social Media

    Alive Grief Support

    Grief in the Age of Social Media

    Today, social media has revolutionized the way we communicate, even about the most sensitive topics. While there is no etiquette book for handling loss and grief on Facebook, we have some guidelines that can help.

  • Alive Hires Grief Center Director

    Alive Grief Support, Alive News

    Alive Hires Grief Center Director

    Alive completed a national search for a new Grief Center director in 2018 and is expanding its grief support services for the entire community.

  • Alive Provides Palliative Care for Tennessee Oncology

    Alive News, Our Care

    Alive Provides Palliative Care for Tennessee Oncology

    Alive is now the sole palliative care provider for all of Tennessee Oncology’s 18 clinics in Middle Tennessee. It took over the provision of palliative care for Tennessee Oncology from Aspire in January 2019. 

  • New Hires and Promotions: Spring 2019

    Alive News, Recognition

    New Hires and Promotions: Spring 2019

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

  • Alive Memorial Butterfly Release

    Special Events

    Alive Memorial Butterfly Release

    The ones we love will always be with us. Death doesn’t change that. One of the best things we can do for ourselves when we have lost someone is set aside time to honor and relive the joy we shared.

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Spring 2019

    Volunteer Services

    Volunteer Spotlight: Spring 2019

    Alive grows massage therapy team and Pet Peace of Mind helps pets and their people

  • 26th Annual Alive at the Bluebird Raises Funds for Alive’s Community Services

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    26th Annual Alive at the Bluebird Raises Funds for Alive’s Community Services

    Alive’s annual benefit concert series, Alive at The Bluebird, returned this January for its 26th year. Partipants included old friends like Kathy Mattea, Kent Blazy, Steve Wariner, Pat Alger, Don Schlitz, Vince Gill, and Amy Grant along with newer friends like Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires, and Charles Esten.

  • Longtime Supporter and Volunteer Sponsors New Grief Group Counseling Room

    Alive Grief Support, Alive News, Support for Alive

    Longtime Supporter and Volunteer Sponsors New Grief Group Counseling Room

    Joni Werthan, a longtime supporter and volunteer at Alive Hospice, supplied the funds necessary to bring a dedicated grief group counseling room to Alive’s new Franklin location.

  • Alive’s Institute Continues to Set the Bar for End-of-Life Education

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    Alive’s Institute Continues to Set the Bar for End-of-Life Education

    The Alive Institute continues to grow as we bring our expertise in all aspects of end-of-life care to community members and professionals.

  • Interfaith Breakfasts Foster Community Around End-of-Life Care

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    Interfaith Breakfasts Foster Community Around End-of-Life Care

    Alive’s Interfaith breakfast program brings together faith leaders of all traditions to share knowledge on end-of-life care.

  • New Gift Supports Alive’s Services

    Alive News, Support for Alive

    New Gift Supports Alive’s Services

    Alive is now offering beautiful stained-glass butterflies for sale in its online store.

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  • 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