According to a survey of 1,000 Americans over the age of 45, only 25 percent have researched Medicare and any secondary coverage they might need before hitting 65. (Photo: Shutterstock)

For millions of Americans, 65 is a very special birthday.

Although the retirement age is gradually increasing –– and people retiring today are not eligible for full Social Security benefits until 66 –– 65 is still the age at which every American can enroll in Medicare.

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