Some birthdays are milestones. 10 - your first double-digit age. 16 - the age when you can drive a car. 18 - when you can vote or join the military.
Milestone birthdays are more spread out as you get older, but 65 is a milestone birthday. 65 is when people become eligible for Medicare and might even retire.
If you're turning 65 or know someone who is, you want to take a close look at our information-packed Medicare guide, "Making Sense of Medicare". Medicare can be overwhelming when you get started, and mistakes can lead to fees. We've made the basics of Medicare easier with this guide.