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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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Assisted Living
Short-Term Rehab
Skilled Nursing Care

Upcoming Events at Selfhelp

Oct
17
Wed
6:30 pm Movie “Guarneri String Quartet: ...
Movie “Guarneri String Quartet: ...
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm
Movie "Guarneri String Quartet: Beethoven"
The film opens on an informal discussion session with a small audience, and someone asks the quartet how they have managed to stay together so long. While first violinist Arnold Steinhardt, violist Michael Tree and cellist David Soyer search for [Read more..]
Oct
18
Thu
9:30 am Exercise
Exercise
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy.
10:45 am News & Views
News & Views
Oct 18 @ 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

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..]

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..]

Life-Changing Care at The Selfhelp Home

Not only has resident Jeffrey Korman touched almost every part of The Selfhelp Home and its levels of care, but The Selfhelp Home has also touched him. In 2017, at the age of 62, Korman suffered three strokes several months [Read more..]

Keep, Toss or Donate? 5 Ways to Start Decluttering Before You Move

Even the best senior living communities offer smaller apartments than the homes or apartments most seniors are used to living in. This often means people must downsize and declutter before they move in. Certainly not a chore that anyone really [Read more..]

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