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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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Upcoming Events at Selfhelp

Sep
22
Sat
6:30 pm Movie “Book Club” Theater
Movie “Book Club” Theater
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm
Movie "Book Club" Theater
Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.
Sep
23
Sun
2:30 pm Martine Benmann and Danuta Berger
Martine Benmann and Danuta Berger
Sep 23 @ 2:30 pm
Martine Benmann and Danuta Berger
Martine Benmann is an active free-lance performer and teacher.  She has performed with various chamber ensembles in Europe, Russia and the United States.  She has collaborated in a number of new productions, including instrumental, theatrical pieces and film scores. Martine is a [Read more..]

What's New at Selfhelp

Farewell to our 2017-2018 Intern Sarah Shishechian

The residents and staff are saying a fond farewell to an exceptional 19-year-old young woman this month. Sarah , our 2017-2018 Action Reconciliation Service for Peace (ARSP) Intern, will be returning home to Germany at the end of the month. [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..]

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..]

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