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The Selfhelp Home is an active and engaging not-for-profit retirement community designed to accommodate the needs of older Jewish adults throughout the Chicago area.

At Selfhelp, you’ll receive the care you need from staff members who are committed to ensuring your comfort. You will also find an inviting atmosphere, a vibrant lifestyle and friendly people with similar likes and interests.

How can we help you?

Independent Living | Assisted Living  | Short-Term Rehab | Skilled Nursing CareIndependent Living
Assisted Living
Short-Term Rehab
Skilled Nursing Care

Upcoming Events at Selfhelp

Oct
18
Wed
6:30 pm Movie “Gate Keepers”
Movie “Gate Keepers”
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm
Movie "Gate Keepers"
A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets.
Oct
19
Thu
9:30 am Exercise
Exercise
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy.

What's New at Selfhelp

Meet Resident Donald Davidson

Contributed by Beverly Frank- bevfrank8801@gmail.com Donald is 80 years young and embraces each day with contagious optimism and an unquenchable passion for life.  He grew up on Chicago’s south side (82nd and Luella Avenue), attended Horace Mann grammar school and graduated [Read more..]

Two Organizations Seeing Eye to Eye on a Mission to Help Refugees  

Contributed by Beth Gomberg-Hirsch The mission of The Selfhelp Home dates back to the 1930’s where a community within a community helped those fleeing Nazi Germany find a safe place to live and flourish in a new country, with a [Read more..]

Meet Resident Finny Rosner

Contributed by Beverly Frank- bevfrank8801@gmail.com Finny was born in 1924 in Vienna, Austria.  She’s a tall, elegant ninety-two (92) years young.  Her memorable childhood home was filled with books, art, music and love.  As a young girl, she learned to [Read more..]

This is What Occupational Therapy Looks Like for Artist Paula Weiner

This is what Occupational Therapy looks like for artist Paula Weiner, who is undergoing her post- hospital rehabilitation in our Health & Rehabilitation Center. Painting everyday as part of her Occupational Therapy program will help  her get back to what [Read more..]

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