Trying to understand Medicare

Opinion section
Valley News - Opinion
On the three consecutive days before Thanksgiving, I received calls each day from telephone scammers claiming to be senior benefits representatives.A couple of them knew my name, and if they obtained data on me, they should have had my age and known I wasn’t old enough for Medicare. The United States government considers a senior citizen to be 65 or over. The Professional Golfers Association considers a senior to be 50 or older. If whatever government agency is in charge of Medicare has one-stroke penalties instead of fines for violations, I’ll apply for Medicare.I respect immigrants and tourists trying to learn the English language but not telemarketers who use callers I can’t understand. I may mock a New York or Boston accent (and they will likely make fun of my Southern Ca
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