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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

Dec
18
Tue
9:30 am Exercise
Exercise
Dec 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy.
10:30 am Scrapbooking
Scrapbooking
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
 
4:00 pm Meditation
Meditation
Dec 18 @ 4:00 pm
Meditation Classes will begin on Monday Aug. 7, 2017 at 1:30 in the Sanctuary, on the main floor.   Sharon Northern, has been teaching Meditation classes for 25 years and is a Reiki Master/Teacher.  Everyone is Welcome, especially beginners.
6:30 pm Scrabble
Scrabble
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm
 

What's New at Selfhelp

Andrea Silvesterelli

The Power of Music Strikes a Chord at the Selfhelp Home

The first strains of a melody or the opening lyrics of a song can transport us back in time, evoking memories and improving psychological well-being. Whether an instrumental piece of music or a favorite song, music can transport us to [Read more..]

A Standing Ovation to Donna Mayer Volunteer Extraordinaire

On August 30th we honored Donna Mayer- the face of The Selfhelp Home Gift Shop, a role she enjoyed for the last seven years.  An Avid traveler and “networker”, Donna finds treasures wherever she goes and loves fining things that [Read more..]

Meet the new intern Ella Neumann!

Have you met Ella? She is our new German Intern who just arrived at the end of September. Ella is 18 and is from Nurtingen, Germany, near Stuttgart. She likes to play the saxophone, and enjoys bike riding. She also [Read more..]

ANOTHER LINK IN THE CHAIN OF LIFE

by Selfhelp Resident, Les Mitnick We change as our priorities and needs change. Speaking only for myself, I can emphatically state that in my twenties, thirties, and forties (and even my fifties!), I never gave much thought to what my [Read more..]

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