Social Security Questions? Ask a Social Security Expert
Hi. These are great questions.
For Medicare - you can sign up for Medicare beginning three months before you turn 65.
Sometimes retirement pensions will come with health insurance. I would check with the company for which you worked first.
I will send you some other options, as well, in 2 minutes. Thanks.
The Health Insurance Marketplace is another area to look into, via the following link:
Also, depending on your pension amount, you may be eligible for Medicaid. Here is a link to that information:
I hope this helps. Let me know if you have any questions.