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About Dave Price

Dave Price is a retired journalist and educator now establishing a freelance writing/speaking/consulting practice in Atlanta, Georgia. He's specializing in four subjects - issues on aging, grandparenting, the Baby Boom generation, and classic rock music. In between writing articles, touring around with his wife of 4 decades, playing with his grandkids, dining on great regional food, and napping, he's working on a nonfiction book about the Baby Boomers and their relationship with music today. Please visit Dave's author page at https://writeonwithdaveprice.com and follow his classic rock news posts on Facebook and Twitter.
Latest Posts | By Dave Price
Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are a Big Hit with Baby Boomers
1 month ago

Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are a Big Hit with Baby Boomers

By  •  Travel

If you’re a Baby Boomer who still loves the music of your youth and also sailing the Caribbean, then music cruises may be for you! Read More

Living Where You Love vs. Living Near the Grandkids in Retirement
2 months ago

Living Where You Love vs. Living Near the Grandkids in Retirement

By  •  Family

Recently, Judy, my wife of 44 years, and I experienced a difficult family situation probably best captured by a rephrasing of the oft-repeated lines from the popular song by the British band The Clash – Should we stay or should we go? Read More

Gifts for Grandkids: How to Turn Christmas Gift No-No-Nos into Hearty Ho-Ho-Hos
4 months ago

Gifts for Grandkids: How to Turn Christmas Gift No-No-Nos into Hearty Ho-Ho-Hos

By  •  Family

With less than a week left until Christmas, family members all over the world are making silent, solemn, last-minute promises to be nice and not naughty this season when they gather together to celebrate the holidays. Read More

Exploring the Powerful Benefits of Acupuncture for Seniors
5 months ago

Exploring the Powerful Benefits of Acupuncture for Seniors

If my wife had never scolded me on that Sunday, I probably never would have gone to my first acupuncture session. And if it weren’t for acupuncture, I’m certain I wouldn’t feel as good as I do today. Read More

Should You Hang Up Your Jeans at 53? The Jean Jeanie says “No Way!”
6 months ago

Should You Hang Up Your Jeans at 53? The Jean Jeanie says “No Way!”

It’s a good thing I’m not a dedicated follower of fashion advice or I would probably be feeling really badly about wasting $40 last week. Read More

Am I the Only One Still Using Bar Soap? I Guess I’m Finally Getting Old!
6 months ago

Am I the Only One Still Using Bar Soap? I Guess I’m Finally Getting Old!

By  •  Mindset

They told me one day I would feel old, but I just refused to believe them.

Age 30. Then 40, 50, 60, now 64. Nope, not old. Grey hair. White hair. Thinning hair. Definitely more hair in my ears and my nose than on the growing bald spot on the back of my head. Still didn’t feel old. Besides, that’s what small scissors are for. Read More

For Baby Boomers, the Stairways to Heaven Are Changing
7 months ago

For Baby Boomers, the Stairways to Heaven Are Changing

By  •  Mindset

When it comes to funerals, many Baby Boomers are literally thinking outside the box.

Of course, that really shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Those born between 1946 and 1964 have been constantly reinventing most life stages as they have been passing through them. So why should death be any different? Read More

Make Sure You READ When You Read with Your Grandchildren
7 months ago

Make Sure You READ When You Read with Your Grandchildren

By  •  Family

Almost all grandparents realize that their grandchildren benefit when they read to them.

However, if you want to really maximize the educational benefit of such an activity, you should READ when you read.

And just what is READ? Read More

Were You a Daydream Believer? 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Monkees
7 months ago

Were You a Daydream Believer? 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Monkees

By  •  Lifestyle

Fifty years ago this month Monkee mania began sweeping America and then England as The Monkees, a TV show based on the success of The Beatles and the madcap antics they had displayed in their first movie A Hard Day’s Night, debuted on the NBC Network.

The new made-for-TV band consisted of Davy Jones, Mickey Dolenz, Mike Nesmith, and Peter Tork, each chosen to display characteristics demonstrated by John, Paul, George, and Ringo. Read More

How to Help Your Grandkids to Deal with Anxiety About Our Violent World
9 months ago

How to Help Your Grandkids to Deal with Anxiety About Our Violent World

By  •  Family

Recently a violent summer storm swept through the Atlanta-area community where we live near our grandchildren. My seven-year-old grandson Owen, who only a few weeks before had finally become comfortable with July 4th holiday fireworks, rushed from his bed to his parents’ room. Read More