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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

Jul
19
Thu
6:30 pm Movie “The Ghost Writer”
Movie “The Ghost Writer”
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm
Movie "The Ghost Writer"
The Ghost Writer is a movie starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, and Olivia Williams. A ghost writer, hired to complete the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister, uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.
Jul
20
Fri
9:30 am Exercise
Exercise
Jul 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy.
1:30 pm Discussion Group
Discussion Group
Jul 20 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.

What's New at Selfhelp

9 Foods to Eat That Make a Healthy Brain

Keeping our bodies and minds healthy as we age can be challenging.  Many of us worry that the slightest lapse in memory could be the start of something more serious like Alzheimer’s disease.  But there are ways to help slow [Read more..]

The Benefits of Choosing a CCRC Retirement Community

Everyone ages a bit differently.  We all have unique needs, personalities, interests and preferences. As time goes on, people require varying levels of assistance in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle and engage in activities they enjoy as part of [Read more..]

Honoring Leni Weil with The Lifetime Achievement Award

Leni Weil has been a force of nature at The Selfhelp Home for more than 60 years, first as a volunteer teaching English to other refugees like herself, and later as a member of the Board of Trustees and its [Read more..]

The Selfhelp Home Awarded Joint Commission Nursing Care Center Accreditation and Post-Acute Care Certification

Today, The Selfhelp Home announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Nursing Care Center Accreditation  and Post-Acute Care Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol [Read more..]

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