New to Medicare

If you want to know more about Medicare, you’ve come to the right place.

Most individuals will sign up for Medicare around their 65th birthday. If you’re turning 65, we recommend downloading the Ultimate Turning 65 Checklist.

This will give you a to-do list to ensure you don’t miss any important steps.

Click below for a primer on how Medicare works and the different parts of Medicare. You can also find information on the costs and eligibility requirements. If you plan on working past the age of 65, we have pointers for you, too.


Sign Up for Medicare Online

Ready to sign up for Medicare? You can do this online, making the process pain-free. Navigate to and click “Start a New Application.”

You can also sign up for Medicare the old-fashioned way. Make your way to your local Social Security office, or call 1-800-772-1213.