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

9:30 am Exercise
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Start your morning off with a burst of energy.
10:30 am Garden Club
Garden Club
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am
Horticulture Therapy works wonders for the mind, body and spirit. Growing and nurturing a plant gives people a sense of purpose, or a chance to learn something new. At Selfhelp, the Garden Club is responsible for planting our rooftop garden [Read more..]
4:00 pm Meditation
Aug 21 @ 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.

What's New at Selfhelp

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..]

9 Foods to Eat That Make a Healthy Brain

Keeping our bodies and minds healthy as we age can be challenging.  Many of us worry that the slightest lapse in memory could be the start of something more serious like Alzheimer’s disease.  But there are ways to help slow [Read more..]

The Benefits of Choosing a CCRC Retirement Community

Everyone ages a bit differently.  We all have unique needs, personalities, interests and preferences. As time goes on, people require varying levels of assistance in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle and engage in activities they enjoy as part of [Read more..]

Read more of our blog