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IRCO Events: June 2013

The nonprofit IRCO (Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization) Senior Services offers the following support groups and events at the East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave. For more information or appointments, call Hazel or Rachel at 503-988-6073.

n Diabetes Support Group — Mondays, June 3 and 17, 1-2:30 p.m. Free, for seniors 60 and older.

n Foot Care Clinic — Thursdays, June 13 and 27, $35. Call for an appointment

n SHIBA Program — Every Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon. The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) Program uses trained volunteers to help people with Medicare make health insurance decisions. Call to make an appointment.

n Senior Law Project — Thursdays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27, 1-3:45 p.m. Qualifying seniors have an opportunity to get free legal advice from volunteer attorneys in 30-minute sessions. Call to make an appointment.

n Low Vision Group — Thursday, June 20, 10-11:30 a.m. Talk with other seniors about eye disease and coping with your diagnosis. Free.

n Hearing Health Day — Monday, June 17, 10:15 a.m. Learn about the causes and impacts of hearing loss as well as treatment. Free hearing tests from 12:15-3:15 p.m. Call to sign up for the discussion group or a hearing test.