908 W. Argyle Street
Chicago, IL 60640
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  • The Selfhelp Home Dementia Care

    The Selfhelp Home is a memory care provider in Chicago, IL.  The staff at The Selfhelp Home provide supervision and are able to remind residents to attend to activities of daily living such as grooming and toileting.  Staff are on service 24 hours a day.  There are activities appropriate for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia that help keep residents active and engaged.  The Selfhelp Home may allow residents to keep a cat.  A nurse is on staff at The Selfhelp Home.  Devotional services are provided to residents.  

    Features at a glance

  • Residents

    Nurse
    Male
    Female

    The minimum age that a resident may be is 65 years old.


    Staffing

    Nurses on Staff
    24-Hour Awake Staff
    Homecare Onsite
    Visiting Podiatrist
    Visiting Dentist
    Visiting Physical Therapist
    Visiting Occupational Therapist
    Visiting Speech Therapist

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.

    Incontinence Care
    This community can care for residents with bowel incontinence. This community can care for residents with bladder incontinence.

    Non Ambulatory Care
    This community can provide a 1 person assisted transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.

    Other Care
    This community is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
  • Transportation

    Resident Parking Available
    Complimentary Transportation
    Property Convenient to Busline

    Smoking

    Meals

    Meals Provided
    Kosher


    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Activities Offsite
    Devotional Services Onsite
    Outdoor Common Areas
    Indoor Common Areas
    Beautician Onsite

    Other Services

    Wheelchair Accessible Showers
    Full Tubs
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place

    Activities Provided

    Morning Exercise 5 days a week Sitting Tai Chi Yoga Art Discussion Groups Lectures on History and Religious Topics News and Views Book Club Movies in our Movie Theater Live Classical Music Concerts featuring well known musicians (weekly on Sunday and during the week) Out trips to museums or out to lunch Cards Computer Lessons Inter-generational Programming Sing Along Tell a Story
  • Average Room Pricing at The Selfhelp Home

    Room Type Memory Care
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.

    Paying for care

    Commercial Insurance
    Private pay
    Social Security
    Separate pricing structure for care
    Veteran's benefits

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average Cost for 1 Bedroom
Chicago3 miles8$4,450
Evanston7 miles2$5,620
Morton Grove7 miles1$6,780
Wilmette8 miles1N/A
Niles8 miles1$5,770
Norridge9 miles1N/A

General Pricing Information for Chicago Memory Care

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$2,000$4,455$6,240
Semi-Private$1,550$3,400$5,185
Studio$3,000$5,220$7,500

Community Reviews

Review of Selfhelp Home in Chicago, IL

reviewed on: 01/14/2015 by Margie

Everything is very nice, very clean, very beautiful. The food is perfect, always tasty, well prepared and served. The dietary staff is very helpful and accommodating.

Review of Selfhelp Home in Chicago, IL

reviewed on: 01/14/2015 by Alice Fink

This is a wonderful retire community. Everyone gets the proper individual care. Caregivers are doing a good job and specific wishes are mostly attended to. Thank you to the Selfhelp staff who... Read the full review.

Kosher Downtown

reviewed on: 07/16/2013 by Dovid

I've been to Self Help a few times to visit residents on the Jewish holidays. This community has been around for a long time and is one of the few that has Kosher kitchens. Regular Shabbat... Read the full review.

Review of Selfhelp Home in Chicago, IL

reviewed on: 01/15/2015 by Anonymous

Many years of excellent care. Both Husband and Wife. Enjoyed all of the entertainment, services and care.

When I toured I found it to ve very i...

reviewed on: 01/24/2014 by Daughter

When I toured I found it to ve very institutional. It wasn't nearly as convenient for me to get there as the place we chose. My friend who has a loved one that lives here, feels that the quality... Read the full review.

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