Close to Home: The Residence
at Alive Hospice-Murfreesboro


You are cordially invited! 
Please join us at our community celebration for The Residence at Alive Hospice Murfreesboro on Thursday, May 25 at 5:30 p.m. This event will include a butterfly release to commemorate this most special occasion and tours. We hope to see you there!

Donors who gave to our Murfreesboro Residence Capital Campaign will receive complimentary butterflies to release. If you did not give as part of our capital campaign but would like to attend, we would love to have you! You may order butterflies to release in memory of loved ones by clicking here. You do not have to purchase a butterfly to attend.


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        


Fact Sheet


Coming Up


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

This event combines our annual Memorial Butterfly Release with our Grand Opening celebration at The Residence at Alive Hospice Murfreesboro.

News & Updates

April 14, 2017:
Blue Raider Realty group donates to Alive Hospice (Daily News Journal)

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)

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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