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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?

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Skilled Nursing Care

Upcoming Events at Selfhelp

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3:00 pm Coffee
Coffee
Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm
 
3:30 pm Yoga
Yoga
Apr 24 @ 3:30 pm
Stretch and gentle exercise to help promote mindful living everyday
6:00 pm Refuge: Stories of the Selfhelp ...
Refuge: Stories of the Selfhelp ...
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm
Refuge: Stories of the Selfhelp Home
REFUGE is a one-hour documentary that reaches back more than 75 years to give a voice to the last generation of Central European, Jewish Holocaust survivors and refugees. The film explores the lives of six Chicagoans against the context of [Read more..]

What's New at Selfhelp

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..]

Selfhelp Staffers that are Making a Difference: A Series of Stories by contributor, Beth Gomberg-Hirsch.

Selfhelp Staffer Making a Difference: A series of stories by Beth Gomberg-Hirsch, contributing writer. Beth Gomberg Hirsch spends a lot of time visiting her mom, Helene, a resident of The Selfhelp Home. Behind-the-scenes, Beth sees the great work of the [Read more..]

Downsizing & Making the Move to a Senior Community

Ask the Expert Marnie Dawson.  A Certified Relocation and Transition Specialist Founded in 2008, Dawson Relocation Services helps seniors and their families with the process of downsizing and moving to a new home. An active member of the National Association of Senior [Read more..]