Events and Activities Calendar

Featured Events

Activities Calendar

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Resident Dining Committee Meeting 10:30 am
Resident Dining Committee Meeting
Nov 1 @ 10:30 am
A resident led committee to discuss the food and dining options at Selfhelp. Residents discuss new recipes, give feedback and talk with the Director of Dining.
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Nov 1 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Nov 1 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Movie: “The Invisibles” 2:00 pm
Movie: “The Invisibles”
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm
Movie: "The Invisibles"
While Joseph Goebbels infamously declared Berlin “free of Jews” in 1943, 1,700 managed to survive in the Nazi capital through the end of WWII. The Invisibles traces the stories of four young people who learned...
Movie: “The Invisibles” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The Invisibles”
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The Invisibles"
While Joseph Goebbels infamously declared Berlin “free of Jews” in 1943, 1,700 managed to survive in the Nazi capital through the end of WWII. The Invisibles traces the stories of four young people who learned...
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Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Concert: Karen Nelson Duo, Violin & Viola 2:30 pm
Concert: Karen Nelson Duo, Violin & Viola
Nov 3 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: Karen Nelson Duo, Violin & Viola
Karen Nelson, a graduate of Luther College, has been a freelance musician in the Chicago area since 1974. Her main teachers were Samuel Magad and Joseph Golan, both of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Since 1987,...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Nov 3 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Art with Fabi 10:30 am
Art with Fabi
Nov 4 @ 10:30 am
A guided art class, a discussion and hands-on project.  Selfhelp embraces each person’s individuality and encourages creative expression. An art studio is also available for use by residents who wish to paint, sculpt, or draw...
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Nov 4 @ 3:30 pm
Stretch and gentle exercise to help promote mindful living with Kareena! Kareena Beckman Bio Kareena Beckman is presently director of Sweet Magic Studio where she teaches weekly yoga classes and workshops. Prior to opening her...
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games 6:30 pm
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm
Sponsored by the Rush University Medical Center Department of Occupational Therapy.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Alyse Burman Bird Watching 10:30 am
Alyse Burman Bird Watching
Nov 5 @ 10:30 am
Enjoy an afternoon learning about birds with the experts from The Wildbird Shack!
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria” 2:00 pm
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria”
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm
Masterpiece Theatre: "Victoria"
MASTERPIECE THEATRE, “VICTORIA.” Season 1: Episodes:1-8 Season 2: Episodes:1-8 Season 3: Episodes:1-8 Details: Created by Daisy Goodwin, this ambitious drama presents the early years of one of history’s greatest monarchs. Stretching from the upper echelons...
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm
Meditation Classes 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.
Movie: “The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared”
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared"
After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Art History with Debra 10:30 am
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Renée Gatsis has been a Tai Chi practitioner for nearly 40 years and has taught for 20. At the Selfhelp Home, Renée teaches Dr. Paul Lams’ seated Tai Chi for Arthritis. In this class residents...
Resident Dining Committee Meeting 3:30 pm
Resident Dining Committee Meeting
Nov 6 @ 3:30 pm
A resident led committee to discuss the food and dining options at Selfhelp. Residents discuss new recipes, give feedback and talk with the Director of Dining.
Movie: “The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared”
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared"
After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
News & Views with Lynn 10:45 am
News & Views with Lynn
Nov 7 @ 10:45 am
A weekly review on the latest headlines and a lively discussion of our opinions, led by a communications expert Lynn.
Aviva Katzman “Wise Aging” 2:00 pm
Aviva Katzman “Wise Aging”
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm
Aviva is going to sing songs and talk about aging in wise ways!
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Jewish Studies 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Nov 7 @ 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies with Jonathan Schwartz, Director of Jewish Life Jonathan Schwartz Bio Jonathan joined the Selfhelp Home in 2017. His role is to enrich and grow Jewish learning and engagement at the Home. Jonathan has...
Continuing Education Event Presented by Dan Kuhn, LCSW 5:30 pm
Continuing Education Event Presented by Dan Kuhn, LCSW
Nov 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Continuing Education Event Presented by Dan Kuhn, LCSW
Join Selfhelp for a Continuing Education Presentation by Dan Kuhn, LCSW… “Ethics in the Daily Care of People with Dementia” Because dementia poses a threat to personal autonomy, ethical dilemmas are bound to arise in...
The Yiddish Hour 6:30 pm
The Yiddish Hour
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Yiddish Hour
Email [email protected] to RSVP for this event
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Israeli Film with Murray 10:30 am
Israeli Film with Murray
Nov 8 @ 10:30 am
Watch Israeli current films and review. Murray shows the latest films from Israel with discussion. Netflix series films, current events, films, etc.
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Nov 8 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Kristallnacht Observance 3:00 pm
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Movie: “Pavarotti” 2:00 pm
Movie: “Pavarotti”
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm
Movie: “Pavarotti”
A look at the life and work of opera legend, Luciano Pavarotti.
Movie: “Pavarotti” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Pavarotti”
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: “Pavarotti”
A look at the life and work of opera legend, Luciano Pavarotti.
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Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Concert: Music Institute of Chicago 2:30 pm
Concert: Music Institute of Chicago
Nov 10 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: Music Institute of Chicago
Enjoy a performance from the Music Institute of Chicago! The Music Institute of Chicago is a community music school dedicated to transforming lives through music education, striving to lead everyone in its community toward a...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Nov 10 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria” 10:30 am
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria”
Nov 11 @ 10:30 am
Masterpiece Theatre: "Victoria"
MASTERPIECE THEATRE, “VICTORIA.” Season 1: Episodes:1-8 Season 2: Episodes:1-8 Season 3: Episodes:1-8 Details: Created by Daisy Goodwin, this ambitious drama presents the early years of one of history’s greatest monarchs. Stretching from the upper echelons...
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
History with Donna 2:15 pm
History with Donna
Nov 11 @ 2:15 pm
Enjoy a PowerPoint presentation of past presidents, architectural, monumental landmarks, first ladies of the centuries, states, cultures, fashions, travels etc. and discussion relating to the topic.  20th – 21st Century era focus.
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Nov 11 @ 3:30 pm
Stretch and gentle exercise to help promote mindful living with Kareena! Kareena Beckman Bio Kareena Beckman is presently director of Sweet Magic Studio where she teaches weekly yoga classes and workshops. Prior to opening her...
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games 6:30 pm
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games
Nov 11 @ 6:30 pm
Sponsored by the Rush University Medical Center Department of Occupational Therapy.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Dan Sullivan Sings 10:30 am
Dan Sullivan Sings
Nov 12 @ 10:30 am
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
John Ragir Improv Program 2:00 pm
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm
Meditation Classes 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.
Movie: “The White Crow” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The White Crow”
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The White Crow"
The story of Rudolf Nureyev‘s defection to the West.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Classical Music with Dr. Marcus 10:30 am
Classical Music with Dr. Marcus
Nov 13 @ 10:30 am
Join Dr. Sheldon Marcus for beautiful classical music!
Mark the Librarian in Lobby 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Mark Kaplan visits us from the uptown Chicago Public Library and brings a selection of books.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Nov 13 @ 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Renée Gatsis has been a Tai Chi practitioner for nearly 40 years and has taught for 20. At the Selfhelp Home, Renée teaches Dr. Paul Lams’ seated Tai Chi for Arthritis. In this class residents...
My Life with Wallie 3:30 pm
My Life with Wallie
Nov 13 @ 3:30 pm
My Life with Wallie
Reminiscing about our lives- stories about life we share with each other. “My Life”, with Wallie Dayal, participants select a topic and then share pertinent vignettes from their personal treasure chest of memories and life...
Movie: “The White Crow” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The White Crow”
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The White Crow"
The story of Rudolf Nureyev‘s defection to the West.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Jewish Studies 10:30 am
Jewish Studies
Nov 14 @ 10:30 am
Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies with Jonathan Schwartz, Director of Jewish Life Jonathan Schwartz Bio Jonathan joined the Selfhelp Home in 2017. His role is to enrich and grow Jewish learning and engagement at the Home. Jonathan has...
Tell A Story 1:15 pm
Tell A Story
Nov 14 @ 1:15 pm
A weekly group discussion led by a professional journalist/writer who brings a new topic to discuss and share. Residents come together to learn about each other and the world.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
New Ideas 2:30 pm
New Ideas
Nov 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
New Ideas
Gina DiPonio shows a variety of TED TALKS videos. Each of the video follows a group Q & A full of discussion and opinions and sharing. About Gina: From creative writing to journalism to academic...
Jewish Studies 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies with Jonathan Schwartz, Director of Jewish Life Jonathan Schwartz Bio Jonathan joined the Selfhelp Home in 2017. His role is to enrich and grow Jewish learning and engagement at the Home. Jonathan has...
The Howard & Marillyn Weiss Tribute Concert 5:45 pm
The Howard & Marillyn Weiss Tribute Concert
Nov 14 @ 5:45 pm
The Howard & Marillyn Weiss Tribute Concert
The Howard and Marillyn Weiss Tribute Concert featuring members of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra. About this Event Please be our guest for this special concert featuring members of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra in celebration of...
Concert: Members of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra 7:00 pm
Concert: Members of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm
Concert: Members of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra
  The Elgin Symphony Orchestra is unmatched for quality music and a fun, relaxing, cultural experience. In addition to magnificent music performed by some of the best musicians in the region, patrons can enjoy a...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Israeli Film with Murray 10:30 am
Israeli Film with Murray
Nov 15 @ 10:30 am
Watch Israeli current films and review. Murray shows the latest films from Israel with discussion. Netflix series films, current events, films, etc.
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Nov 15 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Movie: “Space: Above and Beyond” 2:00 pm
Movie: “Space: Above and Beyond”
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm
Movie: “Space: Above and Beyond”
The Earth is embroiled in a desperate war against alien invaders, and this series focuses on one squadron of Marine pilots involved in it.
Movie: “Space: Above and Beyond” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Space: Above and Beyond”
Nov 16 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: “Space: Above and Beyond”
The Earth is embroiled in a desperate war against alien invaders, and this series focuses on one squadron of Marine pilots involved in it.
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Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Concert: The Silver Rose Duo, Flute and Guitar 2:30 pm
Concert: The Silver Rose Duo, Flute and Guitar
Nov 17 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: The Silver Rose Duo, Flute and Guitar
The Silver-Rose Duo is a Chicago-based classical flute and guitar ensemble that specializes in engaging and educational concert recitals featuring music from the standard repertoire as well as new music and featured works from around...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Nov 17 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Art with Fabi 10:30 am
Art with Fabi
Nov 18 @ 10:30 am
A guided art class, a discussion and hands-on project.  Selfhelp embraces each person’s individuality and encourages creative expression. An art studio is also available for use by residents who wish to paint, sculpt, or draw...
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Nov 18 @ 3:30 pm
Stretch and gentle exercise to help promote mindful living with Kareena! Kareena Beckman Bio Kareena Beckman is presently director of Sweet Magic Studio where she teaches weekly yoga classes and workshops. Prior to opening her...
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games 6:30 pm
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games
Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm
Sponsored by the Rush University Medical Center Department of Occupational Therapy.
Concert: Students from the Music Institute of Chicago 6:30 pm
Concert: Students from the Music Institute of Chicago
Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm
Concert: Students from the Music Institute of Chicago
Enjoy a performance from the students of the Music Institute of Chicago! The Music Institute of Chicago is a community music school dedicated to transforming lives through music education, striving to lead everyone in its...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Movie Review with Zbigniew Banas 10:45 am
Movie Review with Zbigniew Banas
Nov 19 @ 10:45 am
Movie Review with Zbigniew Banas
Review the movie of the week with Zbigniew. ZBIGNIEW BANAS BIO Zbigniew Banas is a film critic, teacher, and a radio and television journalist.  Over the years, his reviews have appeared in Chicago Reader, Boston...
Let Your Yoga Dance (TM) with Joy 1:30 pm
Let Your Yoga Dance (TM) with Joy
Nov 19 @ 1:30 pm
Let Your Yoga Dance (TM) with Joy
Moving with Joy – Yoga Dance Debbie Joy Lipsett  is a certified Yoga Dance Instructor –  Enjoy a class full of movement, expression and music that will make you want to dance and make you...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Nov 19 @ 4:00 pm
Meditation Classes 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.
Movie: “The White Crow” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The White Crow”
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The White Crow"
The story of Rudolf Nureyev‘s defection to the West.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Martyn Berg Lecture: Jewish Role in the American Revolution 10:30 am
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Renée Gatsis has been a Tai Chi practitioner for nearly 40 years and has taught for 20. At the Selfhelp Home, Renée teaches Dr. Paul Lams’ seated Tai Chi for Arthritis. In this class residents...
Roberta Randall Presents Eleanor Roosevelt 3:30 pm
Movie: “The White Crow” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The White Crow”
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The White Crow"
The story of Rudolf Nureyev‘s defection to the West.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria” 10:30 am
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria”
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am
Masterpiece Theatre: "Victoria"
MASTERPIECE THEATRE, “VICTORIA.” Season 1: Episodes:1-8 Season 2: Episodes:1-8 Season 3: Episodes:1-8 Details: Created by Daisy Goodwin, this ambitious drama presents the early years of one of history’s greatest monarchs. Stretching from the upper echelons...
REFUGE: Stories of the Selfhelp Home 10:30 am
REFUGE: Stories of the Selfhelp Home
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am
REFUGE: Stories of the Selfhelp Home
Email [email protected] to RSVP for this event This event is sponsored by Illinois Holocaust Museum
History of Broadway 1:15 pm
History of Broadway
Nov 21 @ 1:15 pm
Learn about the exciting history of your favorite Broadway productions!
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Sing Along 2:30 pm
Sing Along
Nov 21 @ 2:30 pm
 
Jewish Studies 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies with Jonathan Schwartz, Director of Jewish Life Jonathan Schwartz Bio Jonathan joined the Selfhelp Home in 2017. His role is to enrich and grow Jewish learning and engagement at the Home. Jonathan has...
The Yiddish Hour 6:30 pm
The Yiddish Hour
Nov 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Yiddish Hour
Email [email protected] to RSVP for this event
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Opera Lecture with Rick Greenman: “Cavalleria Rusticana” 10:30 am
Opera Lecture with Rick Greenman: “Cavalleria Rusticana”
Nov 22 @ 10:30 am
Opera Lecture with Rick Greenman: "Cavalleria Rusticana"
Cavalleria Rusticana is an opera in one act by Pietro Mascagni to an Italian libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, adapted from an 1880 short story of the same name and subsequent play by...
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Nov 22 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Nov 22 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Opera Movie: “Cavalleria Rusticana” 2:00 pm
Opera Movie: “Cavalleria Rusticana”
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm
Opera Movie: "Cavalleria Rusticana"
Cavalleria rusticana (pronounced [kavalleˈriːa rustiˈkaːna]; Italian for “rustic chivalry”) is an opera in one act by Pietro Mascagni to an Italian libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, adapted from an 1880 short story of the...
Opera Movie: “Cavalleria Rusticana” 6:30 pm
Opera Movie: “Cavalleria Rusticana”
Nov 23 @ 6:30 pm
Opera Movie: "Cavalleria Rusticana"
Cavalleria rusticana (pronounced [kavalleˈriːa rustiˈkaːna]; Italian for “rustic chivalry”) is an opera in one act by Pietro Mascagni to an Italian libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, adapted from an 1880 short story of the...
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Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Concert: Kol Zimrah Choir 2:30 pm
Concert: Kol Zimrah Choir
Nov 24 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: Kol Zimrah Choir
Kol Zimrah, which means “voice of song”, began in 1996 as a community choir. The group now includes representatives from 21 synagogues as well as several unaffiliated members. Its mission: sustain and interpret the tradition of...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Nov 24 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria” 10:30 am
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria”
Nov 25 @ 10:30 am
Masterpiece Theatre: "Victoria"
MASTERPIECE THEATRE, “VICTORIA.” Season 1: Episodes:1-8 Season 2: Episodes:1-8 Season 3: Episodes:1-8 Details: Created by Daisy Goodwin, this ambitious drama presents the early years of one of history’s greatest monarchs. Stretching from the upper echelons...
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm
 
Concert: Duet by Dr. Dan 2:00 pm
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Nov 25 @ 3:30 pm
Stretch and gentle exercise to help promote mindful living with Kareena! Kareena Beckman Bio Kareena Beckman is presently director of Sweet Magic Studio where she teaches weekly yoga classes and workshops. Prior to opening her...
The Family Resource Group 4:00 pm
The Family Resource Group
Nov 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This group meets at Selfhelp once a month on Mondays from 4-5pm. Meeting Dates: The group will meet on August 26, September 23, October 28, November 25 and December 30. Learn, get support and find...
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games 6:30 pm
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games
Nov 25 @ 6:30 pm
Sponsored by the Rush University Medical Center Department of Occupational Therapy.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Residents Meeting 11:00 am
Residents Meeting
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Song & Verse With Wallie & Friends 2:00 pm
Song & Verse With Wallie & Friends
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm
Song & Verse With Wallie & Friends
Enjoy singing and poetry readings aloud with Wallie Dayal.
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Nov 26 @ 4:00 pm
Meditation Classes 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.
Movie: “Unfinished Song” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Unfinished Song”
Nov 26 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Unfinished Song"
Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife’s passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Video 10:30 am
Video
Nov 27 @ 10:30 am
 
Mark the Librarian in Lobby 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Nov 27 @ 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Mark Kaplan visits us from the uptown Chicago Public Library and brings a selection of books.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Nov 27 @ 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Renée Gatsis has been a Tai Chi practitioner for nearly 40 years and has taught for 20. At the Selfhelp Home, Renée teaches Dr. Paul Lams’ seated Tai Chi for Arthritis. In this class residents...
Movie: “Unfinished Song” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Unfinished Song”
Nov 27 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Unfinished Song"
Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife’s passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James.
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THANKSGIVING
THANKSGIVING
Nov 28 all-day
 
Dinner 12:00 pm
Dinner
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm
 
Concert: Tanya Melamed, Piano and Singing 2:00 pm
Concert: Tanya Melamed, Piano and Singing
Nov 28 @ 2:00 pm
Concert: Tanya Melamed, Piano and Singing
Melamed Band provides exceptional music entertainment services with outstanding musicians and band/DJ combinations since 2001. Tanya Melamed is the band leader and music director of Melamed Band. As a leader, Tanya has assembled a team...
Supper 5:00 pm
Supper
Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm
 
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Nov 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Computers 10:15 am
Computers
Nov 29 @ 10:15 am
Learn how to use your new iPad or phone or learn something new like how to use Uber, Facebook or Facetime to stay in touch with friends and family.
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Nov 29 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Nov 29 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Movie: “The Answer Man” 2:00 pm
Movie: “The Answer Man”
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm
Movie: "The Answer Man"
A reclusive author of spiritual books is pursued for advice by a single mother and a man fresh out of rehab.
Movie: “The Answer Man” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The Answer Man”
Nov 30 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The Answer Man"
A reclusive author of spiritual books is pursued for advice by a single mother and a man fresh out of rehab.
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