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I'm gonna hit official retirement age!

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by webbie, May 12, 2013.

  1. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    What you have is a future of not worrying about "being in network", referrals and crap like that. And as to the "lots of doctors don't take Medicare", forget about it. Never has happened and they all send you notes reminding you it is time to come back in for a chat/billing. And they will want to send you to every friend they have in the business for tests and treatment.

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  2. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    I too have not yet run into any doctor or hospital that will not accept Medicare.

    Also don't forget about Part D. It is not a complete fix but it does help a little.
  3. My Oslo heats my home

    My Oslo heats my home Minister of Fire

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    Congrats at retirement! I'm not quite to your age yet but I do think about it along with wood burning. I wonder if I'll still have the same enthusiasm and enjoy the work like I do now.
  4. Paulywalnut

    Paulywalnut Minister of Fire

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    Aging is not for the weak. Keep cutting and splitting to stay in shape.
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  5. stoveguy2esw

    stoveguy2esw Minister of Fire

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    wife walked in last month and said 'im officially old' she got her AARP card in the mail, day before her b-day, i guess im " collaterally old as i got one too, but im not 50 yet ;lol
  6. fossil

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    Wife & I actually were paid-up members of AARP for a couple years some years ago. We talked about what, exactly, our membership payment was doing to enrich our lives. Answer appeared to be "apparently very little, if anything". We dropped our memberships. I still get the"Member Card Enclosed" and the "You're Pre-Approved" BS junk mail from them. Rick
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  7. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Yeah. AARP is pretty much just an insurance sales outfit anymore.
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  8. stoveguy2esw

    stoveguy2esw Minister of Fire

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    i'd be jealous but then i'd have to be 12 years older to be there, i'll take the 12 years;)

    that said , congrats at getting there , enjoy my friend
  9. Paulywalnut

    Paulywalnut Minister of Fire

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    They start sending AARP stuff to you when you're 50???? Makes you feel older when you are 65.
    It's only a number. Sometimes I feel like I'm in my 20's. Less and Less though.:) I just keep stackin and splittin.
  10. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    And in the meantime, look for a firewood dealer that offers a senior discount. ==c
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  11. nate379

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    Why do they make that so easy but to get a damn card for my CDL (don't ask... they wanted the SS card?!) I had to make a 100 mile trip to Anchorage, wait in line for 3 hours, fill out about 14 forms and then I'd get my card in the mail in 6-8 weeks. Well it's been 3 months and I still don't have it. :mad:

  12. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    One thing that will work to my advantage is that I was never all that smart; I've had decades to hone the skills needed to effectively navigate with limited mental resources. ;lol
  13. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Ha. They make you wait sixty-five years for SS. Three months? Pfffttt.

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