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Old 03-30-2013, 09:41 AM   #1
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A Mile Stone

Just applied online for Medicare.

Woohoo, I guess.
I still don't get it...
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Old 03-30-2013, 09:46 AM   #2
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Old 03-30-2013, 10:05 AM   #3
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Old 03-30-2013, 12:56 PM   #4
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Did the same back in January...gotta tell you it was still a shock to open the mail a few weeks later and see my name on one of those red, white, and blue Medicare cards, though.
"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint." - Mark Twain
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:35 AM   #5
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Congratulations! Just a few more years for me. I'm going to need to start reading up on the options and the supplemental policy offered by my former employer.
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Old 04-05-2013, 11:44 AM   #6
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:42 PM   #7
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Congratulations! My husband couldn't be less concerned about aging and having birthdays but getting the darned Medicare card last year threw him for a loop for few days. He was almost depressed. He got over it of course but it is an event that can be laden with meanings and hidden assumptions.
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