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

all-day HANUKKAH
Dec 12 – Dec 20 all-day
9:30 am Exercise
Dec 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Start your morning off with a burst of energy.
10:45 am News & Views
News & Views
Dec 14 @ 10:45 am
A weekly review on the latest headlines and a lively discussion of our opinions, led by a communications expert.

What's New at Selfhelp

Selfhelp Celebrates 5 Consecutive Years as A U.S. News & World Report “Best Nursing Home” -Selfhelp Ranks Among the Top 15% in the Nation 

Every year, U.S. News & World Report evaluates more than 15,000 nursing homes across the country. The Selfhelp Home is one of the elite winners, ranking in the top 15 percent of all nursing facilities in the nation. 2017 marks the [Read more..]

2017 REFUGE Screenings in Poland and Germany

Selfhelp Home Board member Ethan Bensinger is returning to Europe this Fall with his his award winning film “REFUGE: Stories of The Selfhelp Home.”  The documentary premiered at a screening at the JCC in Krakow, Poland on October 19th. Bensinger said,”This [Read more..]

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..]

Wakilongo Kahugusi

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..]

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