Nordås Retirement Center / Adventkirkens Eldresenter, Nordås (NO)

A combined retirement center and skilled nursing facility, situated on the outskirts of Bergen, a renowned harbor founded about A.D. 1070 in the rocky fjord country of western Norway, and surrounded by seven mountains. It was established in the fall of 1982 on property donated to the Bergen Seventh-day Adventist Church by the municipality, on 1.5 acres (.6 hectare) of land then considered wilderness-ground and today constituting the fastest growing part of the larger Bergen area. The center was founded and financed by local members of the Bergen church. The center is administered as a foundation, and the running of the skilled nursing facility is financed by the community of Bergen. The building costs of about $3 million provided an H-shaped, two-story concrete building, featuring a total ...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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