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

6:30 pm Movie “Thank You for Your Service”
Movie “Thank You for Your Service”
Mar 22 @ 6:30 pm
Movie "Thank You for Your Service"
A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield.
9:30 am Exercise
Mar 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Start your morning off with a burst of energy.
10:30 am Computers
Mar 23 @ 10:30 am
1:30 pm Discussion Group
Discussion Group
Mar 23 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.

What's New at Selfhelp

Succeeding At Being A Long Distance Caregiver

Whether you live just one hour away or across the country, when an elderly or ill loved one needs assistance, the role of caregiver takes on new meaning and there may be challenges to overcome. Aside from providing hands on [Read more..]

Screenings of REFUGE Shown Around the World

REFUGE: Stories of the Selfhelp Home, Premieres in Poland and Returns to Germany for Eleven Screenings Ethan Bensinger, a Selfhelp Board member, and Director of the documentary REFUGE: Stories of the Selfhelp Home, returned to Europe this fall to screen [Read more..]

Our Greasy Little Secret! Chanukah Latkes Recipe from The Selfhelp Home

Our Greasy Little Secret!  The first night of Chanukah is right around the corner and after close to 80 years, Selfhelp has fried up close to 100,000 latkes – now that’s a lot of potatoes! So… we letting you in [Read more..]

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..]

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