February Community and Grief Events

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Lunch & Learn

 The Heart of Hospice

  • Hear Dr. McRay’s personal story of how hospice care made a meaningful difference in his family’s life
  • Understand the benefits of starting hospice early
  • Learn about Alive’s unique approach to hospice care and what makes us different as Middle Tennessee’s only nonprofit hospice

Wednesday, February 7 | 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
1718 Patterson Street, Nashville

Register for Nashville Lunch & Learn


Wednesday, February 28 | 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
1629 Williams Drive, Murfreesboro

Register for Murfreesboro Lunch & Learn

Mindfulness and Relaxation

Weekly Guided Meditation

Need a moment of peace in your day? We invite you to join Alive on Zoom for a free and relaxing 30-minute guided meditation led by our volunteer, Ben Glover, every Thursday at 1 p.m. CST on Zoom. To attend click here.
Meeting ID:
 816 8811 1087

Upcoming Grief Support Offerings

Grief 101

This introductory group session answers questions on grief, provides tools, and introduces grief services offered by Alive.

First and Third Tuesday | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Register here.

Preparing for Goodbye: Coping with grief before loss (Virtual)

For adults who are facing the terminal illness of a loved one. This class provides information on understanding and coping with the experience of anticipatory grief and finding meaning in the midst of expected loss.
Second and Fourth Tuesday: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Register here

Book Club

This weekly virtual group provides a casual, supportive environment where participants will explore books with themes of loss, coping and hope. This group will meet on Wednesdays.

This month’s book is Grief is Love by Marisa Renee Lee

Fourth Wednesday | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
To register, email griefsupport@alivehospice.org.

Good Mourning Group

Join this weekly virtual meeting to start your day with support from others who understand what you’re going through. To attend, visit AliveHospice.Zoom.US
and click “Join”

Wednesdays | 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Meeting ID: 980 4199 4226
Passcode: AH


Eight-Week Grief Journey Groups Forming Now!

Our day and evening Grief Journey groups launch April 4. Groups meet for eight consecutive Thursdays and are led by licensed Grief Counselors. $80 per participant, scholarships available. *Final group meeting times and locations to be determined based on interest.

  • Groups for Loss of Spouse/Partner
    • Thursdays | 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. OR 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
    • Virtual or In-person in Nashville
  • Loss of a Loved One
    • Thursdays | 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. OR 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
    • Virtual or In-person in Nashville

For more information, please email griefsupport@alivehospice.org.


Drop-In Grief Support Groups

These virtual grief groups are FREE to attend and meet weekly or monthly. Participants are welcome to join at any time. Join us for a group that fits your need, including:


View the full schedule and click to register today!

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The Butterfly Collection by Judith Bright

Inspired by Alive’s annual butterfly release, this collection by Judith Bright Jewelry offers necklaces, earrings, and more as gentle reminders of a new season of life as we pay tribute to those who have gone before. 15% of the proceeds from this collection help support those we serve. Shop today!

Spark Good Round Up with Walmart!

Did you know? When you shop on Walmart.com or the Walmart app, you can support Alive by rounding up your change and donating it in support of our services. Click here to choose Alive as your charity of choice before it ends!


Designate Alive as your non-profit of choice when you shop via Kroger. They will donate a portion of your sale to Alive.