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Savvy Senior: Approaching 65? Here's what to know about enrolling in Medicare

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can you give me a brief rundown of Medicare’s enrollment choices along with when and how to sign-up?

Approaching 65

Dear Approaching,

The rules and timetables for Medicare enrollment can be confusing to many new retirees, so it’s smart to plan ahead. Here’s a simplified rundown of what to know.

First a quick review. Remember that original Medicare has two parts: Part A, which pr...