Oertlimatt Old People´s and Nursing Home / Stiftung Altersheim Oertlimatt (Krattigen, CH)

An institution founded in 1967 near Krattigen, Switzerland. Located at the entrance to the beautiful Bernese Oberland, surrounded by green meadows and overlooking Thuner and Brienzersee, it is a dream come true for the 60 residents living there. The 2,300-foot (700-meter) elevation and mild climate are ideal for the elderly, camping, and vacations. The funds that made this project a reality were raised by the German Swiss Conference in Zurich. The cost for a resident to live in the home is so arranged that every church member can meet it, with government subsidy granted as needed. A new building was added in 1982, and in 1993 another new extension was opened. Together with neighboring families, the pensioners organized their own church, which has been meeting in a lovely new chapel since 1...

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

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