Events and Activities Calendar

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Learn Spanish 11:00 am
Learn Spanish
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am
Learn Spanish with Kim Costrovono. This is a beginner’s class.
Long Goodbyes: Support Group Meeting 1:00 pm
Long Goodbyes: Support Group Meeting
Sep 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Long Goodbyes: Support group for those currently caring for a loved one. Learn from JourneyCare’s Jewish Care Services about the challenges of being a caregiver, the grief process, self-care and planning for a peaceful end...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 1 @ 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 Apas Piano Trio 2:30 pm
Concert: The Apas Piano Trio
Sep 1 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: The Apas Piano Trio
The Apas Piano Trio is made up of pianist Jimin Yun, violinist Whun Kim, and cellist Hyun Ji Choi. All three members were born in South Korea and studied music at the Juilliard School and...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Sep 1 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Labor Day
Labor Day
Sep 2 all-day
 
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Sep 2 @ 1:00 pm
 
Movie: “The Music Man” 1:00 pm
Movie: “The Music Man”
Sep 2 @ 1:00 pm
Movie: "The Music Man"
Monday, September 2nd, 1:00 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “The Music Man.” It doesn’t get any better than this slice of Midwestern Americana: Charming con man Harold Hill (Robert Preston) wants to steal River City...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Sep 2 @ 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...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 3 @ 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
Sep 3 @ 10:30 am
 
Garden Club 1:00 pm
Garden Club
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm
Garden Club
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...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
PBS Film: The National Parks 2:00 pm
PBS Film: The National Parks
Sep 3 @ 2:00 pm
Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature’s most spectacular locales, the film is a story of people from every conceivable background—rich and poor, soldiers and scientists, natives and newcomers—who...
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Sep 3 @ 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 Front Runner” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The Front Runner”
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The Front Runner"
Tuesday, September 3rd, and Wednesday, September 4th, at 6:30 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “The Front Runner.” In this fact-based drama, Sen. Gary Hart is the front-runner for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination — but...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 4 @ 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
Sep 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!
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
Sep 4 @ 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...
Support Group Meeting 3:30 pm
Movie: “The Front Runner” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The Front Runner”
Sep 4 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The Front Runner"
Tuesday, September 3rd, and Wednesday, September 4th, at 6:30 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “The Front Runner.” In this fact-based drama, Sen. Gary Hart is the front-runner for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination — but...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 5 @ 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
Sep 5 @ 10:30 am
Join Dr. Sheldon Marcus for beautiful classical music!
Issues in Aging 1:15 pm
Issues in Aging
Sep 5 @ 1:15 pm
We’re talking about challenges that come along with getting older, led by a social worker.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
Trivia with Susan 2:15 pm
Trivia with Susan
Sep 5 @ 2:15 pm
Play trivia on different topics, test your knowledge and memory! Learn new things and expand your knowledge with Susan Ifergan.
The Yiddish Hour 6:30 pm
The Yiddish Hour
Sep 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Yiddish Hour
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 6 @ 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
Sep 6 @ 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
Sep 6 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
High Holiday Prep with Becky Adelberg 3:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
Movie: “Tea with the Dames” 2:00 pm
Movie: “Tea with the Dames”
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm
Movie: "Tea with the Dames"
Saturday, September 7th, 2:00 pm & 6:30 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “Tea With The Dames.” (Acclaimed actresses Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Eileen Atkins — all Dames of the British Empire —...
Movie: “Tea with the Dames” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Tea with the Dames”
Sep 7 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Tea with the Dames"
Saturday, September 7th, 2:00 pm & 6:30 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “Tea With The Dames.” (Acclaimed actresses Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Eileen Atkins — all Dames of the British Empire —...
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Learn Spanish 11:00 am
Learn Spanish
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am
Learn Spanish with Kim Costrovono. This is a beginner’s class.
Long Goodbyes: Support Group Meeting 1:00 pm
Long Goodbyes: Support Group Meeting
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Long Goodbyes: Support group for those currently caring for a loved one. Learn from JourneyCare’s Jewish Care Services about the challenges of being a caregiver, the grief process, self-care and planning for a peaceful end...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 8 @ 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 Jeff & Janis Singing Jewish Music 2:30 pm
Concert Jeff & Janis Singing Jewish Music
Sep 8 @ 2:30 pm
Concert Jeff & Janis Singing Jewish Music
Jeff and Janis are a Chicago based duo who perform at many functions including synagogue events, festivals, family gatherings, fund raisers, and many other events. Using acoustic instruments and vocal harmonies, Jeff and Janis are...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Sep 8 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
History with Donna 2:15 pm
History with Donna
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 9 @ 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...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 10 @ 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
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am
Enjoy an afternoon learning about birds with the experts from The Wildbird Shack!
Arts & Crafts 1:15 pm
Arts & Crafts
Sep 10 @ 1:15 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Sep 10 @ 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: “A Private War” 6:30 pm
Movie: “A Private War”
Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "A Private War"
Tuesday, September 10th, and Wednesday, September 11th, 6:30 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “A Private War.” In world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 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”
Sep 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...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
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
Sep 11 @ 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...
Memory Games 3:30 pm
Memory Games
Sep 11 @ 3:30 pm
Fun games designed to sharpen the brain and enhance memory.
Movie: “A Private War” 6:30 pm
Movie: “A Private War”
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "A Private War"
Tuesday, September 10th, and Wednesday, September 11th, 6:30 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “A Private War.” In world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 12 @ 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
Sep 12 @ 10:45 am
A weekly review on the latest headlines and a lively discussion of our opinions, led by a communications expert Lynn.
PBS Film: The National Park 1:15 pm
PBS Film: The National Park
Sep 12 @ 1:15 pm
Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature’s most spectacular locales, the film is a story of people from every conceivable background—rich and poor, soldiers and scientists, natives and newcomers—who...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
Jewish Studies 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Sep 12 @ 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
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Yiddish Hour
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Computers 10:30 am
Computers
Sep 13 @ 10:30 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
Sep 13 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
Movie: “At Eternity’s Gate” 2:00 pm
Movie: “At Eternity’s Gate”
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm
Movie: "At Eternity's Gate"
Saturday, September 14th, 2:00 pm & 6:30 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “At Eternity’s Gate.” This dramatized biopic recounts the last days in the turbulent and tragically brief life of master Dutch painter Vincent van...
Movie: “At Eternity’s Gate” 6:30 pm
Movie: “At Eternity’s Gate”
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "At Eternity's Gate"
Saturday, September 14th, 2:00 pm & 6:30 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “At Eternity’s Gate.” This dramatized biopic recounts the last days in the turbulent and tragically brief life of master Dutch painter Vincent van...
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Learn Spanish 11:00 am
Learn Spanish
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am
Learn Spanish with Kim Costrovono. This is a beginner’s class.
Long Goodbyes: Support Group Meeting 1:00 pm
Long Goodbyes: Support Group Meeting
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Long Goodbyes: Support group for those currently caring for a loved one. Learn from JourneyCare’s Jewish Care Services about the challenges of being a caregiver, the grief process, self-care and planning for a peaceful end...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Larry Block Trio 2:30 pm
Larry Block Trio
Sep 15 @ 2:30 pm
Larry Block Trio
It’s been 50 years since the jazz pianist released his first album Larry Novak Plays! on Dot Records in 1964. Novak led his trio at Chicago’s London House from 1961 to ’63, then at Mr....
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Sep 15 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Garden Club 10:30 am
Garden Club
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am
Garden Club
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...
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
Art History with Donna 2:15 pm
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Sep 16 @ 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...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Sep 16 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 17 @ 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
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am
Join Dr. Sheldon Marcus for beautiful classical music!
Leah Polin Lecture 1:30 pm
Leah Polin Lecture
Sep 17 @ 1:30 pm
Leah Polin’s Lecture will be “From Rags to Riches” Immigrants will get the job done. This lecture will recount immigrants who made or are making a positive difference in the world!
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
New Resident Support Group Meeting 2:30 pm
Movie: “Best of Enemies” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Best of Enemies”
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Best of Enemies"
Tuesday, September 17th, Wednesday, September 18th, Tuesday, September 24th, and Wednesday, September 25th, 6:30 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “Best of Enemies.”(This movie will be reviewed by Wednesday, September 25th.) A timely drama that centers...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Music & Memories with JBaby Chicago 11:00 am
Music & Memories with JBaby Chicago
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am
Music & Memories with JBaby Chicago
Music & Memories Wednesday, September 18th at 11 am in the Social Hall Join us as we sing, dance and schmooze with the families of jBaby Chicago. Rachel Mylan will join us in songs loved...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
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
Sep 18 @ 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
Sep 18 @ 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: “Best of Enemies” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Best of Enemies”
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Best of Enemies"
Tuesday, September 17th, Wednesday, September 18th, Tuesday, September 24th, and Wednesday, September 25th, 6:30 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “Best of Enemies.”(This movie will be reviewed by Wednesday, September 25th.) A timely drama that centers...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Crochet/Knitting Club 10:30 am
Crochet/Knitting Club
Sep 19 @ 10:30 am
 
History of Broadway 1:15 pm
History of Broadway
Sep 19 @ 1:15 pm
Learn about the exciting history of your favorite Broadway productions!
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
Sing Along 2:00 pm
Sing Along
Sep 19 @ 2:00 pm
 
Jewish Studies 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Sep 19 @ 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
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Yiddish Hour
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 20 @ 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 10:30 am
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Sep 20 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
Opera Movie: “Don Giovanni” 2:00 pm
Opera Movie: “Don Giovanni”
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm
Opera Movie: “Don Giovanni”
Saturday, September 21st, 2:00 & 6:30 pm, in Theater Room, Opera Movie: “Don Giovanni.” Don Giovanni is about a libertine and murderer who refuses to repent when given the chance. He is taken alive to...
Opera Movie: “Don Giovanni” 6:30 pm
Opera Movie: “Don Giovanni”
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm
Opera Movie: “Don Giovanni”
Saturday, September 21st, 2:00 & 6:30 pm, in Theater Room, Opera Movie: “Don Giovanni.” Don Giovanni is about a libertine and murderer who refuses to repent when given the chance. He is taken alive to...
Selichot Service with Mishkan 7:00 pm
Selichot Service with Mishkan
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm
Selichot Service with Mishkan
  Selichot – September 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm On the Saturday night before High Holidays it’s an ancient custom to enter the week of High Holidays with the music of the season....
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Learn Spanish 11:00 am
Learn Spanish
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am
Learn Spanish with Kim Costrovono. This is a beginner’s class.
Long Goodbyes: Support Group Meeting 1:00 pm
Long Goodbyes: Support Group Meeting
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Long Goodbyes: Support group for those currently caring for a loved one. Learn from JourneyCare’s Jewish Care Services about the challenges of being a caregiver, the grief process, self-care and planning for a peaceful end...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Child Prodigy Piano Recital 2:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
Concert: Marie Passarelli Sings 2:15 pm
Concert: Marie Passarelli Sings
Sep 23 @ 2:15 pm
Marie Passarelli will sing American Songbook and Broadway songs!
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 23 @ 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...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Sep 23 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 24 @ 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
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
Song & Verse With Wallie & Friends 2:00 pm
Song & Verse With Wallie & Friends
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm
Song & Verse With Wallie & Friends
Enjoy singing and poetry readings aloud with Wallie Dayal.
Book Club 3:00 pm
Book Club
Sep 24 @ 3:00 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...
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Sep 24 @ 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: “Best of Enemies” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Best of Enemies”
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Best of Enemies"
Tuesday, September 17th, Wednesday, September 18th, Tuesday, September 24th, and Wednesday, September 25th, 6:30 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “Best of Enemies.”(This movie will be reviewed by Wednesday, September 25th.) A timely drama that centers...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 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...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 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: “Best of Enemies” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Best of Enemies”
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Best of Enemies"
Tuesday, September 17th, Wednesday, September 18th, Tuesday, September 24th, and Wednesday, September 25th, 6:30 pm in Theater Room, Movie: “Best of Enemies.”(This movie will be reviewed by Wednesday, September 25th.) A timely drama that centers...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Crochet/Knitting Club 10:30 am
Crochet/Knitting Club
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am
 
Tell A Story 1:15 pm
Tell A Story
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 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!
New Ideas 2:30 pm
New Ideas
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Yiddish Hour
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 27 @ 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 10:15 am
Israeli Film with Murray
Sep 27 @ 10:15 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
Sep 27 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 28 @ 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: “Stan & Ollie” 2:00 pm
Movie: “Stan & Ollie”
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm
Movie: “Stan & Ollie”
Saturday, September 28th, 2:00 & 6:30 pm, in Theater Room, Movie: “Stan & Ollie”  With their glory days as Hollywood’s premier comedy team long behind them, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy begin a 1953 farewell...
Movie: “Stan & Ollie” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Stan & Ollie”
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: “Stan & Ollie”
Saturday, September 28th, 2:00 & 6:30 pm, in Theater Room, Movie: “Stan & Ollie”  With their glory days as Hollywood’s premier comedy team long behind them, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy begin a 1953 farewell...
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EREV ROSH HASHANAH
EREV ROSH HASHANAH
Sep 29 all-day
EREV ROSH HASHANAH
Sunday, September 29: Erev Rosh Hashana 6:45pm – Erev Rosh Hashana Services (The Social Hall)
Learn Spanish 11:00 am
Learn Spanish
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am
Learn Spanish with Kim Costrovono. This is a beginner’s class.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 29 @ 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: Cara Schlecker, Violin and Piano 2:30 pm
Concert: Cara Schlecker, Violin and Piano
Sep 29 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: Cara Schlecker, Violin and Piano
Ms. Schlecker has enjoyed playing respectively with The Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the Glendale and Macon Pops orchestras, Chicago Holiday Pops, as well as the Ann Arbor Symphony. She has played under the baton of...
Resident Dinner 5:00 pm
Resident Dinner
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm
 
Services 6:45 pm
Services
Sep 29 @ 6:45 pm
 
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ROSH HASHANAH – 1st Day
ROSH HASHANAH – 1st Day
Sep 30 all-day
ROSH  HASHANAH – 1st Day
Monday, September 30: 1st Day Rosh Hashana 9:30am – 1st Day Rosh Hashana Services (The Social Hall)
Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Services 9:30 am
Services
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am
 
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Sep 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!
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Sep 30 @ 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...
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