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You may be confusing eligibility to apply for social security with eligibility to apply for Medicare. Most people are eligible to apply for Medicare when they turn 65. 65 is the target age for people in your situation.
You will have a 7 month window to timely apply for medicare. You can apply 3 months before you turn 65, the month you turn 65 and then the 3 months after you turn 65. If you do not apply during that window you must wait until the next years open enrollment.
Also if you apply late you will be subject to a life time increased premium penalty payment to Medicare. SO make sure you apply 3 months before you turn 65 to make sure you have plenty of time to meet the deadline.
As to Social Security, you may be eligible to apply for early social security as early as age 62. Generally, however, you are better off waiting until you reach full retirement age.
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