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

2:00 pm Sitting Tai Chi
Sitting Tai Chi
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm
Stretch and gentle exercise to help promote mindful living everyday
3:30 pm Book Club
Book Club
Jun 28 @ 3:30 pm
Residents use Kindle devices that are easy to learn, provide large print reading, and offer a wide range of books to enjoy. The Book Club meets once a month to discuss the book in a group setting.
6:30 pm Movie:”Seraphine”
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm
Based on the life of French painter Séraphine de Senlis.
9:30 am Exercise
Jun 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Start your morning off with a burst of energy.

What's New at Selfhelp

This is What Occupational Therapy Looks Like for Artist Paula Weiner

This is what Occupational Therapy looks like for artist Paula Weiner, who is undergoing her post- hospital rehabilitation in our Health & Rehabilitation Center. Painting everyday as part of her Occupational Therapy program will help  her get back to what [Read more..]

Another Year Completed of Art & Inspiration with the 5th graders at BZAEDS

This month, we finished up another year of working with the 5th graders at Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School (BZAEDS). This year, our annual intergenerational program with the school focused on the artist Marc Chaggal, and the various themes [Read more..]

Selfhelp Staffers Making a Difference: Meet Kim Dudasik

Contributed by Beth Gomberg-Hirsch: bethgh@gmail.com Meet Kim Dudasik, Activity Team Member Kim is the newest member of the activities team and has been a member of the Selfhelp family for the past 5 years. Kim works  for the Rehabilitation floor, and [Read more..]

Meet Resident Shirley Greenberger

Contributed by Beverly Frank- bevfrank8801@gmail.com “I love my life, feel extremely lucky and have no regrets.” Shirley G. Shirley is 95 years young and lights up any room with her energy, optimism and zest for life.  She was born on [Read more..]

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