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

9:30 am Exercise
May 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Start your morning off with a burst of energy.
10:30 am News & Views
News & Views
May 24 @ 10:30 am
A weekly review on the latest headlines and a lively discussion of our opinions, led by a communications expert.
2:00 pm Sitting Tai Chi
Sitting Tai Chi
May 24 @ 2:00 pm
Stretch and gentle exercise to help promote mindful living everyday
3:00 pm Coffee
May 24 @ 3:00 pm
3:30 pm New Ideas
New Ideas
May 24 @ 3:30 pm

What's New at Selfhelp

Meet Resident Shirley Greenberger

“I love my life, feel extremely lucky and have no regrets.” Shirley G. Shirley is 95 years young and lights up any room with her energy, optimism and zest for life.  She was born on Grand Island, a small town [Read more..]

4 Steps to Overcome The Assisted Living Conversation

At some point in time, it may become apparent that mom and/or dad can no longer care for themselves at home. Often, the decision comes when the parent is living alone and the son or daughter begins to notice that [Read more..]

Meet Adele Bernstein

Meet Resident, Adele Bernstein “If God gives you the years, you live.” Adele’s devoted father, Oscar Shore, taught her to live by these enduring words.  Born in Philadelphia in 1914, she’s a proud 102 years young.  After losing her mother [Read more..]

“Ever Since I Was 6 Years Old I Wanted to Visit The USA.” Meet Pascal Kraft, Selfhelp’s Newest German Intern.

Chicago is one of the most fantastic, biggest cities I’ve ever seen,” exclaims Pascal Kraft, who came to The Selfhelp Home from the small southwestern German city of Rastatt to begin his internship as part of the longstanding relationship Selfhelp [Read more..]