Stories of Alive

  • 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.

  • Telehospice Brings Faster Treatment,  Stronger Connections

    Alive News, Our Care, Stories of Alive

    Telehospice Brings Faster Treatment, Stronger Connections

    When William MacGill smiles his frank, open smile he looks like he could be Paul Newman’s older brother. At 98, the former World War II veteran is engaged and engaging.

  • Need for Charity Care is Growing

    Our Care, Stories of Alive, Support for Alive

    Need for Charity Care is Growing

    Alive currently provides half of the charity hospice care in our region and 21 percent of the charity care for the entire state. This year we have already experienced a 90 percent increase in demand over last year.

  • Son Honors Mother with Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Alive

    Special Events, Stories of Alive

    Son Honors Mother with Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Alive

    David Nix’s mother fought cancer for five years before she and her family decided it was time to seek the comfort of hospice.

  • 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.

  • 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.* 

  • How Alive Hospice Saved Our Family

    Our Care, Stories of Alive, Support for Alive

    How Alive Hospice Saved Our Family

    Rick Scarola remembers his grandmother, Ethel Brosgarth, as the family matriarch. She was 4-foot-10 inches tall, but larger than life. She drove until the age of 89. She was feisty, he recalled, something he always loved about her. In many ways, she was the rock of the family. When you were with her, he said, you were home.

  • What I experienced at Camp Evergreen

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events, Stories of Alive

    What I experienced at Camp Evergreen

    The first few years of my tenure at Alive, I observed the closing ceremony for Camp Evergreen, one of our children's grief support camps, from the back of the room.

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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