Alive Institute

  • Alive Supports Research on Caregiver Resilience

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    Alive Supports Research on Caregiver Resilience

    Where would we be without caregivers? Paid or unpaid, a caregiver is someone with a unique ability to provide for others in extremely difficult circumstances.

  • Is Dying on Your Bucket List?

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    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.

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

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    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.

  • Nurturing the Future of End-of-Life Care

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    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.

  • The Time Has Come

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    The Time Has Come

    For decades, Americans have been afraid of dying, afraid of grieving and fleeing them both. With the best of intentions, influential medical and religious institutions aid our flight.

  • Does Alive have the solution to a national problem?

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    Does Alive have the solution to a national problem?

    Alive is well known here in Middle Tennessee; we were the first hospice provider in the Southeast, as you may recall. But our star is on the rise because of some of the innovative things we’re doing within the realm of training and education, and we’re attracting attention on the national stage.

  • Advocacy Focus Groups are yielding valuable insights

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    Advocacy Focus Groups are yielding valuable insights

    It is no secret that minorities in America are underrepresented in hospice care. Studies have been conducted around the nation to help explain why, but Alive wanted to learn the attitudes and opinions of our local communities. Starting in 2016, we began a series of Advocacy Focus Groups.

  • How the Alive Institute is Working to Change the World Around Us

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    How the Alive Institute is Working to Change the World Around Us

    Alive has been a pioneering organization from the very beginning. Our founders, Dr. and Mrs. David Barton and the late Dr. John Flexner, brought an entire branch of medicine to Tennessee - hospice care - that did not exist here before 1975.

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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