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Jun 6, 2024
Inside AARP Bulletin’s June Issue: Mitigating Chronic Pain, Avoiding Election Scammers and Buying a Newly Built Home

WASHINGTONAARP Bulletin’s June cover story offers insight that could be a relief to those experiencing chronic pain — which afflicts over a quarter of the population age 45 and older. Instead of a single cure, researchers are now looking for a multipronged approach to managing everyday aches. The story details the latest news on the science of pain.

PLUS: a layperson’s guide to common painkillers and how the pros build a pain management plan.

Also in the June issue of the Bulletin:

What you need to know before purchasing a recently built home: Newly built homes may have safer, stronger construction standards and the latest safety features for older home buyers. But buying new or not-yet-built can pose specific challenges. Read how to help protect yourself in the process — and how to read the fine print while getting the best price — in this month’s issue.

Protect your home against rising waters: With June marking the start of the Atlantic hurricane season, the Bulletin has rounded up the best professional insight into how to flood-proof your home. Not doing so could be costly; a single inch of water flooding your home could cause $25,000 worth of damage. In this month’s issue, we offer nine critical tips to minimize the threat of water.

This story is part of a larger AARP series. For an in-depth look at the toll of rising sea levels and more severe weather events, visit

2024 election scams: Crooks often target older adults during voting cycles — simply because they’re so politically engaged. The latest issue of the Bulletin details the three most popular election-related schemes: bogus political action committees (PACs), voter registration scams and fraudulent surveys. Learn how these election scams work — and how to outsmart them — in this month’s Fraud Watch.


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AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to the more than 100 million Americans 50-plus and their families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also works for individuals in the marketplace by sparking new solutions and allowing carefully chosen, high-quality products and services to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the nation’s largest-circulation publications, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit,ñol or follow @AARP, @AARPenEspañol and @AARPadvocates on social media.